Delhi acid attack: Notice issued to Flipkart, what the company says and what it says – Times of India

Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has sought clarification from the e-commerce player Flipkart Regarding sale of acid on its online platform. The notice comes after the acid attack incident on a teenage girl in the national capital on December 14. Delhi Police has issued a notice to Flipkart. The accused had bought acid from Flipkart. The Supreme Court in 2013 banned the over-the-counter sale of acid at retail outlets.
The CCPA has pointed to the easy availability of acid on e-commerce platforms. It termed it dangerous, dangerous and unsafe for consumers. The e-tailer has been asked to give an explanation within the next seven days.
dcw issues notice to flipkart and Amazon
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued notices to e-commerce majors Amazon and Flipkart for the alleged sale of acid on their shopping platforms. The DCW has termed the easy availability of acid online as a matter of grave concern. It has sought a detailed action taken report from both the companies by December 20. DCW letter, seeking details.
Flipkart issued a statement
Flipkart issued a statement condemning the incident. The etailer said that the seller selling the product has been removed from its marketplace and is providing all possible assistance to the investigating agencies.
case file
Two bike riders attacked a 17-year-old girl with an acid-like substance near Uttam Nagar when she was on her way to school from her west Delhi home on Wednesday. The girl was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital, where she is suffering from serious injuries. Three people were arrested in this case. A doctor at Safdarjung Hospital said, “She has 7-8 per cent burns on her face and her eyes are also affected. She has been admitted to the burn ICU and her condition is stable.”