Gujranwala: Owner of fake veterinary medicines manufacturing factory arrested
GUJRANWALA: A joint health department and police team raided on Friday a house in Gulshan Colony in Cantonment area and unearthed a factory involved in manufacturing fake veterinary medicines.
The team also arrested its owner from the scene.
The health department director received information that fake veterinary medicines were being manufactured at the factory and were being sold to medical stores in and around the city, and many animals had expired after consuming these medicines.
The director formed a raiding party led by Dr Ikram Rana, who raided the house along with Cantonment police and seized fake medicines ostensibly worth Rs250 million. The police arrested factory owner identified as Imran, who admitted to his guilt during interrogation.
Acting on Imran’s disclosure, the team raided some medical stores and seized cache of fake medicines. The Cantonment police registered a case against Imran on the report of Dr Rana.