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Punjab university student manages to buy iPhone 5S for only Rs. 68 from Snapdeal

Punjab: Nikhil Bansal, a Punjab university B.Tech student, has just managed to grab an offer that hardly anyone would have let go.When the e-commerce website, Snapdeal, posted an advert for a Gold iPhone 5S having

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Updated on: February 18, 2016 19:19 IST
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punjab university student manages to buy iphone 5s for only rs. 68 from snapdeal

Punjab: Nikhil Bansal, a Punjab university B.Tech student, has just managed to grab an offer that hardly anyone would have let go.

When the e-commerce website, Snapdeal, posted an advert for a Gold iPhone 5S having an offer of 99.7% discount, Nikhil without wasting a minute booked the new phone.

The gold iPhone 5S, which in reality costs Rs. 28,999 (on Snapdeal), came down to mere Rs. 68.

The advert so lucerative was infact a product of a technical glitch on the website, rather than a special offer.

After booking the phone on February 7, Nikhil waited long before deciding to file a case in consumer court in in Punjab's Sangrur district. He alleged that Snapdeal had refused to ‘honor the deal', Trak.in reported.

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In response to that, the consumer court not only made Snapdeal sell the mentioned phone for Rs. 68 but also pay a penalty of Rs. 2000 .

Snapdeal ultimately moved forward to contest this decision in a consumer forum, but lost there too. The e-commerce giant eventually had to pay fine, again, of Rs. 10,000 to close the case.

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