Delhi Police has caught the factory of fake Remdesivir in Kotdwar, Uttarakhand
After oxygen among the second wave of the corona, the thing for which people are asking for the most help is Remdesivir.
These anti-viral injections are administered to reduce the impact of the virus in severely infected patients.
Amidst the huge demand, there is a lot of black marketing of this medicine, even in 25-50 thousand people are buying each dose. Now the Delhi Police has caught the factory of fake Remedesvir.
This factory was running in Kotdwar in Uttarakhand. Posting from the official Twitter handle of Delhi Commissioner of Police, it was informed that five people have been arrested there.
These people used to sell each vile of fake injection for 25 thousand rupees.
Delhi Police working on useful information arrested 5 culprits in a prolonged investigation & unearthed a ‘pharmaceutical’ unit at Kothdwar, Uttarakhand manufacturing large quantities of fake Remdevisir injections (COVIPRI) sold at price over Rs. 25000/- @HMOIndia @PMOIndia https://t.co/wDe0tixBMA pic.twitter.com/kdAKvdTi4B
— CP Delhi #DilKiPolice (@CPDelhi) April 29, 2021
Fake Remdesivir sold to 2000 people
According to the report to date, the Delhi Police was constantly receiving reports of fake injections. A special team was formed to investigate this. This team raided a drug factory in Kotdwar, Uttarakhand.
Here 196 fake Remedesivir injections were recovered. The police have told Aaj Tak that 3000 vials used to pack the injection from the factory have also been recovered.
During the interrogation, the accused revealed that they had sold fake Remedesivir injections to more than two thousand people so far.
Police say that it is being tried to extract this information from the accused as to who else is involved with them and where they have sold these fake injections so far.
DCP warns about Fake Remdesivir
Monika Bhardwaj, DCP of the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police, was warned in a tweet on 26 April about the fake injection. He told that in the tweet also the way to identify fake and real Remedisvir.
Lookout for these details before buying Remdesivir from the market. pic.twitter.com/A2a3qx5GcA
— Monika Bhardwaj (@manabhardwaj) April 26, 2021
Let me tell you that there is a very high demand for Remadecivir injection for serious patients of Corona, people are ready to buy this injection at any cost, that is why the drug mafia has come to dominate because of the increasing demand for this injection. The police are taking strict steps against them.
Written By Nishant Chandravanshi