In a hair-raising incident, a 20-year-old man allegedly killed a Flipkart delivery partner who came to deliver an iPhone at Karnataka’s Haasan district, reported The Hindu. The accused stabbed the delivery agent as he did not have money to pay for his order.
He stabbed him multiple times
Hemanth Dutt stabbed the delivery agent Hemanth Naik multiple times on February 7 at his home in Hassan district, causing his death. The agent was making the delivery through EKart, a subsidiary of e-commerce platform Flipkart.
According to the report, Hemanth Dutt, the resident of Lakshmipuram in Haasan district’s Arsekere ordered an iPhone through Flipkart in the beginning of February. Hemanth Naik who works as a delivery agent with the e-commerce site came to the house of the accused to deliver the phone.
Argument broke out over unboxing
While delivering the phone, there was an argument over the payment and unboxing the mobile phone between the two and Dutt allegedly stabbed Naik with a knife in his house. Police said that Naik died on spot and Dutt had hidden the dead body in a gunny bag. Two days later, Dutt threw the bag on a nearby railway track and later buried the body with petrol.
Chilling CCTV footage
Dutt was captured on CCTV cameras riding a two-wheeler with the body towards railway tracks. He was also seen buying petrol in a bottle from a petrol pump two days earlier.
When the victim did not return home on February 7, his brother Manju Naik filed a police complaint with Arsikere police station. The police swung into action and found the delivery agent’s body near the railway track at Anchekoplu in Arsikere taluk, as per reports.
The police managed to trace the accused. He was arrested and remanded in judicial custody. A detailed investigation has been launched into the matter.
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