Preferential treatment case: CCI raids sellers of Amazon, Flipkart

India's antitrust body launched raids on the two top domestic sellers of Amazon over accusations of having violated competition laws

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CCI searches typically continue for three to four days

Peerzada AbrarShrimi Choudhary Bengaluru/New Delhi
The investigative arm of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has carried out search-and-seizure operations at multiple premises linked to two sellers of Amazon.com, Inc, in connection with an investigation launched against e-commerce players over preferential treatment, said two people privy to the development.

CCI is assessing the anti-competitive conduct against seven/eight sellers associated with e-commerce players, they said.

The director-general (D-G) of CCI is empowered to carry out searches like other law enforcement agencies in accordance with the direction of the commission.

In the matter, a team of officials from the D-G office, local police, and forensic experts have visited multiple locations

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First Published: Apr 28 2022 | 11:26 PM IST

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