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Remdisivir Black Market Racket of Busted in Gujarat

Remdesivir black market busted in gujarat

The Food and Drugs Control Administration (FDCA) has busted another racket of black marketed Tocilizumab and Remdisivir injections in Gujarat. Four people, including a medical representative of the pharmaceutical company Abbott India Ltd, have been detained in this regard.

A case has been registered against them under several sections under the Drugs and Cosmetic Act and Essential Commodities Act. Authorities have recovered a total of 15.80 lakhs worth of Remedacivir and tocilizumab injections from the accused.

The accused did not have the necessary injection bills, after which the authorities seized the injection stock worth Rs 4.65 lakh. Upon examining the label of the injection, officials found that they were made in Bangladesh. It was found that the main accused behind the racket is Sandeep Mathukia from Ahmedabad, who is a medical representative at Abbott India Limited.

Acting on the input of FDCA Surat, FDCA teams in Ahmedabad raided the Neelkanth Amrit LLP firm, Siddhi Vinayak Tavar, Vejalpur area of ​​the city on 23 July and seized 99 Remdesvir Injection stocks worth Rs 10.80 lakh.

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