Police sleuths have arrested two youths duping e-tailers Flipcart and Amazon by returning their product parcels filled with sand.
Police arrested 19 years old Yahiya Mohammad Ishaque, and a psychology student, and his brother-in-law Md Shahroz Ansari, 24, a BBA final year student from Golconda.
The first one Yahiya had registered as a bookseller with Amazon and he was well-acquainted with packaging details of the e-marketing firms. Yahiya decided to cheat the e-tailers and sought Ansari’s help with this experience.Deputy Police Commissioner B Limba Reddy said that, they were expensive electronic items order online like like laptop, camera and cell phone.
“When the delivery executive brings the product to Yahiya’s house, he receives the item while Ansari stays put with the delivery boy outside the house. Yahiya takes the package inside and carefully opens it. Yahiya then takes the product out, fills the package with sand and deftly seals it,” (DCP), Task Force, B Limba Reddy said.