This Kid Bought iPhone 5S For Rs 68 And Got Snapdeal To Pay A Fine As Well !

A Btech student purchased iPhone 5S for Rs 68 but Snapdeal refused to deliver.On March 26, 2015, the forum ordered Snapdeal to sell the iPhone 5S for Rs.68. Now, the ecommerce platform has been fined Rs 10,000 by the State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission after its appeal against the order was dismissed.

A Btech student from Punjab University after spotting a 99.7 percent discount on iPhone 5S, purchased it for Rs 68. But the ecommerce platform Snapdeal refused to deliver it citing ‘technical glitch’.

The student mailed Snapdeal a number of times but failed to get a response. He then approached State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission in Sangrur, Punjab.

On March 26, 2015, the forum ordered Snapdeal to sell the iPhone 5S for Rs.68 calling it a “clear cut case of deficiency in service” and pay an additional amount of Rs.2,000 for compensation and litigation expenses.

On February 12th 2016, the e-commerce platform has been fined Rs 10,000 by the State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission after its appeal against the order was dismissed.

Smart boy!

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