Delivery executive steals Apple iPhones; replaces 10 mobiles with dummies

A delivery executive working for an e-commerce firm stole 10 Apple iPhones by swapping them with fake phones during the delivery process, police said on Thursday. According to the complaint filed by Matrix Finance Solution’s Station House Officer Ravi, the accused delivery executive Lalit delivered a package containing iPhones and Airpods to the customer’s address on March 27.

According to the complaint filed by SHO Ravi of Matrix Finance Solutions, the accused delivery executive Lalit, who committed theft of 10 apple iphone The package was not delivered to the customer, replacing them with a fake during delivery. Instead, he gave the replica iPhones to his brother Manoj, who returned them to the company on the pretext of not being contacted by the customer.

Noticing some discrepancies with the packaging, the delivery company got suspicious and decided to inspect the parcel. According to police, to their dismay, they found fake phones inside, leading them to believe foul play was involved.

The officials revealed that the customer who did not receive the original package had no option but to cancel his order.

Bilaspur police station has registered a case on Wednesday FIR Lalit was booked under sections 420 (cheating) and 408 (criminal breach of trust by an employee) of the Indian Penal Code, the officials disclosed.

As per his statement, the officials are currently making efforts to nab the accused, who is currently absconding.

(With inputs from PTI)

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