Five arrested for black marketing of fake Remdesivir

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Indore: Indore police has arrested 5 people for black marketing and selling fake Remdesivir injection on Saturday, reports ANI.

Three out of the five arrested were booked for black marketing of Remdesivir injection while the other two were involved in fake selling of the injection as the anti-viral drug used to cure Covid-19 patients.

“Two cases have been registered involving Remdesivir at the Lasudia police station. In one case, three people were involved in black marketing of this injection. With the help of crime branch, the police arrested Maan Singh, Ankit Bajrang, who were selling the injection for Rs 30,000,” investigating officer Omkar Bharodia told media.

Talking about the case of selling fake Remdesivir, the officer said, “The police arrested Ujjwal and his companion, for selling a glucose-filled injection calling it Remdesivir at the rate of Rs 20,000. They used to get empty Remdesivir vial from the hospitals and fill them with glucose water.”

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