Gang dealing in fake medicines busted in Uttar Pradesh

December 8th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) An inter-state gang dealing in fake medicines was busted with the arrest of three people and recovery of spurious drugs worth Rs.four million in Uttar Pradesh, the police said Monday.”Acting on a tip off, we raided a hideout Sunday night in Madhavnagar village in Saharanpur district and arrested the three involved in the fake drugs racket”, police inspector B.R. Verma told IANS on phone.

Nearly 100 cartons of fake medicines were also recovered from the site in Saharanpur, over 400 km from Lucknow, police said.

The three people arrested have already confessed that they used to manufacture and supply spurious medicines to drug dealers of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and other neighbouring states, they added.

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