Delhi Police on Tuesday (today) has sent a notice to the ecommerce company Flipkart, after arresting 6 people who were involved in theft of a consignment of 600 high-end mobile phones, out of which over 200 were sold through Flipkart.
The mobile phones were worth INR 1 Cr. and were stolen from cargo hub of Delhi airport in July.
The six accused were identified as Raju Singh (31), Sunil Jain (40), Gaurav Mittal (44), Jitender Girotra (28), Harender Singh (42) and Ravi (26).
In the notice, IGI Police has asked Flipkart to cooperate with the probe in the connection with the stolen phones, which were sold through their portal.
Flipkart spokesperson added that Flipkart being a marketplace helping sellers connect with customers across the country. Each and every of its 40,000-plus sellers are mandated to adhere to stringent guidelines. “Any exception to, or violation of this code of conduct is taken very seriously. We enforce a strict policy of zero tolerance against unscrupulous sellers who sell products that are fake, stolen, or in violation of any applicable law of the land.”
Speaking on the incident, Dinesh Kumar Gupta, DCP, said, “During investigation, facts emerged that a peculiar method was adopted by the accused, who sold these mobile phones via Flipkart.”