June 5, 2020 11:05:04 pm
A 36-year-old man, who ordered a laptop from an online shopping portal by paying through credit card, instead allegedly received a stone tile in the parcel when it was delivered.
Chinmay Girish Madholkar, a resident of Talawde, lodged an FIR in this case at Dehuroad police station.
According to police, Madholkar ordered a laptop of a well-known brand from a prominent online shopping portal by making a payment of Rs 37,990 through his credit card some days ago.
Police said around 11 am on May 29, a delivery boy came to his residence and handed over the parcel. However, when Madholkar and his wife opened the parcel at their residence, they were shocked to find a red-coloured stone tile, police added.
Madholkar then contacted the shopping portal and lodged a complaint that he had received a stone tile instead of a laptop, but the portal told him that they had delivered a laptop, police said.
Madholkar the approached the police and lodged a complaint, following which a case of cheating was registered. Police are investigating if the laptop was replaced with a stone tile before it was delivered to the complainant.
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