Police in Madhya Pradesh, India, said they had charged senior Amazon India executives in a case in which the e-commerce market was allegedly used to smuggle marijuana in South Asian markets.
Police did not reveal the number of senior executives they had charged, but after the facts were discovered as part of an investigation, Amazon India’s executive director was appointed for being charged under national drug law. Said.
Police in Madhya Pradesh arrested two men in 20 kg of marijuana last week, saying they are using the Amazon India website to smuggle substances.
Amazon said last week it was cooperating with authorities in the investigation. The Indian state’s interior minister said this week that Amazon has not cooperated with the investigation.
India is an important overseas market for Amazon. The American e-commerce giant has invested more than $ 6.5 billion in businesses in India. The company is currently under antitrust investigation in India and is in the midst of a multi-billion dollar deal involving two of India’s largest retail chains, Future Retail and Reliance Retail.
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