Peshawar: Woman held, spurious medicines seized in raid
PESHAWAR: During a raid at a godown on Dilazak Road, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) recovered huge quantity of spurious medicines and arrested a woman on Wednesday. An official of the FIA said a party of the agency raided a godown–cum–factory on Dilazak Road where different medicines of multinational companies were being prepared. The authorities took the stock in custody and rounded up a woman present in the building.
The business of spurious medicines is on the rise in Peshawar, dominating the wholesale markets in Namakmandi, Karachi Market and the retailers all over the province. The health authorities have failed to stop the flow of spurious medicines to the market, causing serious issues to thousands of patients all over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.