The man, Hu Seng, got himself packed inside the box and posted it. But the courier service providers made a blunder in delivering the parcel on time and found the actual address after three hours. The delay left the man inside the cramped box badly suffocated.
He said later that he did not try to break open the box for it could have spoilt his intention of surprising his girlfriend. The courier service officials said they did not know that the box contained an alive man and would have never allowed it, said the report. They said they use separate kinds of boxes even for transporting animals.