Amar Ujala Bureau, Agra
Published by: Mukesh Kumar
Updated Sun, 15 May 2022 12:23 AM IST
In the vacant plot, about 200 types of medicines were found in unclaimed condition, the cost of which is said to be around Rs 40 lakh. The strings of this case are related to black marketing of medicines Sonu Agarwal.
Medicine boxes lying in the plot
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50 cardboard (carton) medicines have been found in an unclaimed condition in an empty plot located in Singi Gali of Peepal Mandi, Agra. People passing through here informed the police. On this, the STF and the Drugs Department reached on Saturday and confiscated the medicines. Samples of five drugs have been taken for testing. The cost of the drugs is said to be around Rs 40 lakh.
Drug Inspector Rajkumar Sharma said that at around eight o’clock in the morning, information was received from the DM office and the police that someone had thrown cardboard boxes of medicines in an empty plot located in Singi Gali of Peepal Mandi. On visiting the spot, about 50 cardboard boxes were filled with medicines. STF also reached. Seizing these medicines, the police station brought the hive.
On examining them here, about 200 types of medicines of 45 companies were found in it. It has antibiotics, painkillers, medicines for orthopedics, heart disease, gynecology and other diseases. There are also injections, sprays and ointments. Their cost is around 40 lakh rupees. They have been sealed in the warehouse of the pharmaceutical department.