Published On : Fri, May 1st, 2015

FIR ordered against Snapdeal, CEO Kunal Bahal for allegedly selling prescription drugs

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Mumbai:

Maharashtra’s Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) said it has ordered filing of FIR against e-commerce major Snapdeal.com’s CEO Kunal Bahl and directors of the company in a case related to alleged online sale of medicines, including prescription drugs.

FDA Commissioner Harshadeep Kamble told reporters here that filing of an FIR has been ordered against Bahl as well as directors of Snapdeal.

When contacted, the company spokesperson did not offer any immediate comment.


Last month, FDA had raided the company’s premises here in this regard. At that time, Snapdeal had said it was delisting the drugs from its portal and was assisting the regulator in the investigation.

FDA had earlier issued a notice to the company and it was asked to furnish details of the drugs offered for sale, distribution and exhibited for sale on its website Snapdeal.com.