FIR Against Snapdeal For Selling Maggi During Ban

After Aamir Khan’s intolerance controversy, Snapdeal has once again landed in trouble. An FIR has been registered against Snapdeal’s CEO Kunal Bahl and its founder Rohit Bansal for the online sale of Maggi during the period of ban between June and October last year.

The sale was continued in five Indian states. Lalit Sharma, a lawyer from Jaipur lodged the complaint yesterday.

The FIR has been registered under sections 420 (cheating), 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 272 (adulteration of food or drink intended for sale), 273 (sale of noxious food or drink) of the IPC and sections 59 and 63 of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.

The ban on Maggi was lifted on 19th October 2015.

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2 comments

  • What controversy?

    They very much started in Oct, around diwali.. And delivery stayed post Diwali.
    Lawyers do not have anything else to do, even courts do not check facts before entertaining such cases. No wonder we have so many cases pending.

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