This Engineering Students Sued Snapdeal and Got an iPhone 5s Gold in Rs 68
On February 12, Nikhil Bansal, a BTech Student at Punjabi University spotted an unbelievable discount of 99.7% on iPhone 5S Gold on Snapdeal. The price after discount came out to be Rs 68. Can you believe that? Without wasting another moment, he booked one for himself.
His order was soon cancelled proving that the offer was only to mislead customers. But he refused to let it go. Bansal a filed a case against Snapdeal at the District Consumer Forum in Punjab. Within days, a judgement was passed in his favour, ordering Snapdeal to deliver the product to him at Rs 68. That’s not even all. Snapdeal was slapped with a Rs 2000 penalty. When the e-com giant tried to fight back, the penalty increased to Rs 10,000.