Tribune press service
Amritsar, December 24
Seven years after an online merchant suffered huge losses after stealing electronic goods packaged through Speed Post, the court ruled in his favor and asked the Postal Service to return the electronic goods or pay the amount to the petitioner.
Complainant Randeep Singh Arora, director of Ever Onwards Private Limited, alleged that around 60 percent of the packages he sent to customers were stolen en route, causing huge losses to the company. The packages were sent by the Speed Post service of the Postal Department. The incident had not only caused financial losses to the company, but also caused a bad reputation, he said.
He said his company sent around 55 packages consisting of cell phones, electronic gadgets and accessories, including power banks and a CCTV security system. He said 32 of them came back empty causing the company to lose Rs 2.5 lakh.
Vishav Gupta, a junior division civil judge, in orders issued on November 26, did not declare any rebuttal evidence despite numerous opportunities. Therefore, the matter is closed by order. It ordered that the plaintiff be entitled to recover Rs 2.69 lakh plus Rs 9,770 in addition to the delivery charges for the 32 lost items as well as interest of 6 percent per year from the date of return of the empty packages. until its realization. Arora received the copy of the orders two days ago.