Police in India charge Amazon executives in marijuana case

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Unnamed Amazon India executives have been booked under the nation’s narcotics law, the state police said in a statement. The police didn’t disclose how many senior executives they had charged, but said it found contradictions in the response submitted by Amazon India in an ongoing investigation. The police in Madhya Pradesh arrested two men with 20 kg (44 pounds) of marijuana last week and said the men were using the Amazon India website to smuggle the substance. Police in Madhya Pradesh, a central state in India, have registered a case against executive directors of Amazon India in connection with alleged use of the e-commerce marketplace for smuggling marijuana in the South Asian market, they said Saturday evening. An Amazon India spokesperson told TechCrunch that the company has a “high bar on compliance and contractually our sellers are required to comply with all applicable laws for selling their products on amazon.in.

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Police in Madhya Pradesh, a central state in India, have registered a case against executive directors of Amazon India in connection with alleged use of the e-commerce marketplace for smuggling marijuana in the South Asian market, they said Saturday evening.

The police didn’t disclose how many senior executives they had charged, but said it found contradictions in the response submitted by Amazon India in an ongoing investigation. Unnamed Amazon India executives have been booked under the nation’s narcotics law, the state police said in a statement.

The police in Madhya Pradesh arrested two men with 20 kg (44 pounds) of marijuana last week...

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