Gurugram chemist nabbed for providing Covid drug to Iraqi smugglers

The team recovered 84 vials of Covid treatment drug Remdesivir from Pardeep, which he had hidden in a room at his village 30 km from Gurugram.

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In continuation with Tuesday’s raid on drug cartel smuggling Covid and cancer treatment drugs overseas, a joint team of police and District Drug Control department of Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) Haryana nabbed a chemist today.

The accused, Pardeep, proprietor of Medigreen Pharmacy, Jharsa, in Gurugram, allegedly sold Remdesivir injection to smugglers without bills.

The team recovered 84 vials of Covid treatment drug Remdesivir from Pardeep, which he had hidden in a room at his village 30 km from Gurugram. 

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Pardeep reportedly told police that the inventory of injections was to be sold to smugglers nabbed yesterday and was to be sent to Iraq. Ramdesivir injections were purchased without invoice by Pardeep for Rs 15,000 per vial and sold above MRP to Mohnaad without issuing sale invoice. 

The team of police and CM flying squad with FDA officials is making all efforts to nab the persons in the chain, who for profiteering during COVID-19 pandemic, are black marketeering medicines which are essential for treatment of COVID 19.

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