The government has issued the Digital Commerce Management Guideline 2021 to protect the interests of e-commerce consumers from July this year as allegations of non-delivery of goods with advance payment continue to grow.
The Bangladesh Competition Commission will file a case against any other organization in the future if it finds evidence of anti-competition activities.
Police have also arrested the chief executive officer (CEO) of an e-commerce site called Nirapad.com for allegedly swindling crores of rupees from shoppers. Shahriar Khan opened an e-commerce site and attracted ordinary customers through advertisements.
According to the VAT detectives, the VAT detectives raided the e-Orange online shopping hub located in Gulshan of the capital and uncovered VAT evasion of Tk13 lakh.
At that time the traffic on Gulshan 136/137 was immobile. They also staged showdowns on different roads of Gulshan on motorcycles along with the protest procession.
E-Cab said in a statement on Thursday. According to the same notification, e-Cab had issued notices to 16 companies to show cause in different cases in response to complaints from consumers and vendors.
Earlier, the court banned five people, including Sonia Mehjabin, owner of e-commerce company E-Orange, and her husband Masukur Rahman from leaving the country.
On Tuesday, the couple has surrendered in the court of Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Bakar Siddique through a lawyer and applied for bail.
The e-commerce company e-Orange has sparked widespread discussions over the contract of former national team captain Mashrafe bin Mortuza.
Upon hearing the news of the protest, a team from the Gulshan police station went to the spot. Talking to the protesters, the police brought the situation under control.
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