Two men were allegedly using Amazon India’s website to smuggle marijuana.
Police in Madhya Pradesh central arrested two suspects for selling 20kg of drug to India last week.
According to police, the men traded marijuana on the spot in exchange for stevia leaves. Stevia is a natural sweetener.
Amazon claims it doesn’t allow illegal goods to be listed or sold.
According to the company, it will also take strong action against those who violate its regulations on illegal goods.
Amazon responded to the incident by stating that “the issue was reported to us”
According to state police, Amazon India’s executive directors were charged with violating the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
According to police, this was caused by “differences among answers in documents supplied by the company as a response to questions by police and facts undiscovered by discussion”.
Authorities didn’t say how many people were indicted.
A total of 1,000kg of marijuana, worth about $148,000 (£110,000), was estimated to have allegedly been sold using the website.
Amazon’s Indian subsidiary is currently dealing with the case. It is also under investigation for alleged competition.
Amazon India, which is a subsidiary US retailer giant Walmart…