Thane, July 22
Five individuals have been arrested for alleged black advertising of remdesivir and tocilizumab injections, that are used within the remedy of COVID-19, in Maharashtra’s Thane metropolis, police stated on Wednesday.
The accused have been allegedly caught promoting these injections for wherever between Rs 20,000 and Rs 80,000, an official stated.
Acting on a tip-off, the police laid a lure in Teen Haath Naka locality and nabbed three of the accused late on Tuesday, he stated.
During interrogation, the names of two males who had provided the medicines cropped up they usually have been apprehended from Navi Mumbai, the official stated.
The police have registered offences underneath related sections of the IPC, Food and Drug Administration’s rules and worth management norms, he stated, including that additional probe is underway. PTI