Mumbai: FIR filed against 133 for illegal sale of Covid drugs

Daijiworld Media Network - Mumbai

Mumbai, Jun 12: An FIR has been lodged against 133 persons for selling remdesivir and tocilizumab illegally and at a higher price than the MRP during the peak of April and May, the state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.

The state provided this information in an affidavit filed in Bombay high court stating that complaints against 44 instances were filed in the last two months. Overall, FDA has seized drugs worth over Rs 55 lac.

People were found selling without a licence or a sale bill, the FDA said while the largest seizure was made in Aurangabad, where they found medicines worth more than Rs 8.7 lac.

Offences have been filed against people from Mumbai, Nanded, Nagpur, Pune, Aurangabad, Thane, Dhule and other places.


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