Kochi: The person who got soap and five rupees coin instead of the iPhone booked online got his money back. The entire amount was recovered with the intervention of the Ernakulam Rural District Cyber Police.
Expatriate Thottumukham Nooral Amin booked an iPhone worth Rs 70,900 on Amazon on October 10 after paying the full amount. When the parcel brought by the delivery boy exploded, there was soap and coin inside the phone cover. Opening the packet in the presence of the delivery boy was filmed on the Noorul video.
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The case was registered by the cyber police on a complaint lodged by Nooral Amin. During the police investigation, it was found that the phone with the IMEI number on the cover received by Amin had been used in Jharkhand since September 25. It was 15 days before Nurul Amin booked the phone. The phone was registered on Apple’s site on September 10.
When police contacted the dealer, he agreed to refund the money. The money was returned to Noorul Amin’s account the previous day. Yet the investigation continues.
Last month, an engineering college student in Paravur booked a laptop worth Rs 1.5 lakh and found packed newspapers. The Rural District Police also intervened and recovered the money. The investigation is in progress.