Fake drugs worth millions recovered
The Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of the Islamabad Police Tuesday recovered spurious medicines worth millions of rupees, which were being supplied to various chemist shops at cheaper rates, the police spokesman said.
During routine patrolling, the ACLC team spotted a suspicious Suzuki Mehran car (RLD-8484), which they stopped for checking. Medicines, worth millions of rupees, were recovered from the car.
On interrogation, it was revealed that these medicines were spurious and being supplied to various drugstores in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The accused identified as Moazam Shah, resident of Charsadda, disclosed that they prepare fake medicines at a factory in Shanwari Market of Peshawar and then supply it at cheaper rates in various cities, including Rawalpindi and Islamabad. He confessed his involvement in fake labelling of these medicines. Police recovered Tazotine injections and Torane medicines from him. The IGP has appreciated the performance of the ACLC team.[google-map]