khaskhabar.com : Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:20 am
Lucknow. A qualified doctor and five others have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for stealing black fungus and remdesivir injections from various hospitals and selling them to the relatives of patients at exorbitant rates.
Police Commissioner D.K. Thakur said he was arrested on Wednesday near Rafayam Club.
Eight mobile phones, Rs 16,000 cash, two motorcycles and a car, 28 injections of black fungus (liposomal amphotericin B) and 18 injections of remdesivir were seized from them.
One of the accused, Wamiq Hussain, is a doctor at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, while the rest are ward boys and other people working in different hospitals.
Hussain was posted in Emergency Medicine at RML Institute. Other accused include KGMU technician Mohammad Imran, KGMU ward boy Mohammad Arif, KGMU pharmacist Balbir Singh, pharmaceutical franchise owner Mohammad Rakib and his associate Rajesh Singh, a salesman of a surgical company.
ADCP Rajesh Srivastava said that the police had received information that some people were illegally selling liposomal amphotericin B and remdesivir injections.
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