Bansal has strongly denied the allegations, the company said in
a statement. Bansal and his representatives could not be reached
"While the investigation did not find evidence to corroborate
the complainant's assertions against Binny, it did reveal other
lapses in judgment, particularly a lack of transparency, related
to how Binny responded to the situation," the company said.
"Because of this, we have accepted his decision to resign."
Kalyan Krishnamurthy, who heads the company's main Flipkart
e-commerce operation, would now act as chief executive for a
broader group of businesses including apparel websites Myntra
and Jabong, the company said.
Walmart earlier this year agree to pay $16 billion for a roughly
77 percent stake in the Indian e-commerce firm, Amazon's main
rival for India's 1.3 billion consumers.
It was the U.S. retailer's largest-ever deal and a major move in
its efforts to oppose Amazon at home and abroad.
(Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)
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