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


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, 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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