Published On : Wed, May 5th, 2021

5 held for Remdesivir black-marketing in Nagpur

Nagpur: Five people, including a doctor and a male nurse, have been arrested in Nagpur for allegedly black-marketing Remdesivir injections and two vials of the medicine used currently for COVID-19 treatment were seized, police said on Tuesday.

Two people arrested on April 20 with two Remdesivir vials told Sitabuldi police that they got the injections from a male nurse working in Jamtha here, an official said. “The male nurse stole the vials after administering acidity injections to the patient in their place and making a false record in the hospital”s record book.

So far, we have arrested five people, including a doctor,” said Senior Inspector Atul Sabnis of Sitabuldi police station. PTI COR BNM BNM BNM