AURANGABAD: The proprietor of a medical retailer was arrested for allegedly promoting remdesivir injections at a better worth than the MRP in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district, an official stated on Thursday.
Based mostly on a grievance, a entice was laid on the medical retailer on Wednesday evening and the accused Vijay Hake was caught crimson handed whereas promoting a vial of remdesivir for Rs 6,000 versus the precise worth of Rs 4,800, deputy collector Sanjay Kudetkar stated.
The Parbhani district administration acted on a cellphone name acquired by the collector, the official stated.
An offence was registered towards the accused, who has been remanded to police custody until April 15, a police official stated.
Officers from the district administration and the Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) additionally raided a medical retailer in Shivaji Nagar space of Parbhani, the place they discovered that some vials of the injection had been bought with out receipts, the deputy collector stated.
The license of the medical retailer has been cancelled, he added.