Aurangabad, April 8
The proprietor of a medical retailer was arrested for allegedly selling remdesivir injections at a higher price than the MRP in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district, an official mentioned on Thursday.
Based on a criticism, a entice was laid at the medical retailer on Wednesday evening and the accused Vijay Hake was caught red-handed whereas selling a vial of remdesivir for Rs 6,000 versus the precise price of Rs 4,800, deputy collector Sanjay Kudetkar mentioned.
The Parbhani district administration acted on a telephone name obtained by the collector, the official mentioned.
An offence was registered towards the accused, who has been remanded to police custody until April 15, a police official mentioned.
Officials from the district administration and the Food 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 offered with out receipts, the deputy collector mentioned.
The license of the medical retailer has been cancelled, he added. — PTI