Trio including Private Hospital owner held for selling Remdesivir Vials in black: 


Trio including Private Hospital owner held for selling Remdesivir Vials in black: 

Officials of the Drug Control department and cottonpet police on Friday caught the owner of a private hospital,manager and pharmacist for selling the Remdesivir injections in black.

The accused has been identified as,DR.Anupama,Doddamma Gowdappagol,and Mohan Kumar TS,

Senior officer told media persons,the inspector of the state intelligence unit of the drug control department,Harish received a tip off that a Srinivasa hospital pharma is indulged in selling Remdesivir antiviral drug for exorbitant rates and are illegally hoarding Remdec Remdesivir vials.

Based on the information Harish VR Drug Inspector,visited the pharma as Prospective customer to purchase,Remdec Remdesivir injection and purchased three Remdec (Remdesivir),vials by paying Rs.5750 each after receiving it the team caught them red handed.

After raiding the place based on complaint filed by Drug Inspector,Harish VR,We have charged DR. Anupama,owner of Srinivasa hospital and pharma situated on park road,Chikkapete, Doddamma Gowdappagol,pharmacist and Mohan Kumar,manager of the hospital,charging them under drug control act and cheating .

The trio was caught red handed when Mr.Harish based on a tip-off visited the pharma as a customer and purchased three vials of Remdec ( Remdesivir ) injections for Rs 5750 for each vial .

The maximum selling price of each vial is Rs 899 fixed by the government but the accused were selling in black to make a huge margin of profit, Mr.Harish said in his complaint.

A case has been registered in cottonpet police station under Drug control Act and cheating against the hospital owner and others and further investigation is on.