Ex-Flipkart Employee Uses Toy Gun To Stage A ₹21L Heist at Sonipat Office

Sumit, an ex-Flipkart employee, and two accomplices stormed his old office, intimidated employees with a toy gun, and ran away with INR 21 Lakhs in cash.

The accused, Sumit, planned the heist after being fired from the company a month ago.

On Oct 16, Sumit, along with Anil and Sandeep, staged a heist at Flipkart's Sonipat premises using a toy gun.

Cops have recovered INR 6.3L of the INR 21L stolen. Sumit and Anil are arrested; while Gohana police is still in search of Sandeep.

Ecommerce Workers Staging Robberies -  A Reccuring Trend In 2023

This week witnessed another incident when armed masked miscreants targeted a Flipkart godown in Cuttack, making away with lakhs. 

In Sept, Delhi Police charged 11, including an e-commerce delivery executive, for a daylight heist in June 2023, allegedly stealing INR 25L.

In May, 4 employees of an ecommerce firm were arrested for allegedly stealing mobile phones worth INR 10 Lakh from the company’s warehouse in Delhi.

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