A pharma company owner has been arrested by the Indore Crime Branch on Thursday for allegedly selling fake Remdesivir injections.
The accused is a resident of Indore’s Rani Bagh and a case has been registered against him under various sections including fraud, reports ANI.
“Around 400 Remdesivir vials have been recovered from the accused car’s, which were found to be fake after being investigated by the drug department. He owns a pharma company in Indore’s Pithampura. He planned to take advantage of the drug shortage and make money,” Guru Prasad Parashar, additional Superintendent of Police, Crime Branch said.
The police officer added the drugs were manufactured at a pharma unit in Himachal Pradesh, ANI reports.