Lucknow: A gang stealing medicines from outlets arrange in King George’s Medical College for frequent sufferers and promoting them at medical shops has been uncovered. The STF has arrested three individuals and handed them over to the Chowk police. One of the arrested accused can also be an worker of KGMU’s pharmacy. A big amount of medicines, three cell phones, two debit playing cards, Rs 3,860, a scooty and a motorcycle have been recovered from the accused. The names of 4 different individuals have additionally come to mild in the course of the enquiry.
STF ASP Vishal Vikram Singh stated that for a number of days info was being acquired that medicines have been being stolen from low price pharmacy outlets established in KGMU and offered at excessive costs available in the market. On Thursday, a group of STF and drug inspectors caught three individuals close to Chowk Phool Mandi. Medicines have been present in three large luggage from them. The accused named themselves as Triveni Nagar resident Rajneesh Kumar, Madianv resident Nitin Bajpai and Priyanshu Mishra. Rajneesh has been posted on contract for 3 years on the pharmacy of the Hospital Revolving Fund (HRF) in KGMU. He used to steal medicines from the pharmacy and provides them to his associates.
Used to take 30% fee
During interrogation, the accused instructed that they used to steal medicines from KGMU and promote them at medical shops for 30 per cent fee. After this, the drugs shopkeepers used to promote these medicines to the frequent individuals at an costly worth. The STF has handed over all of the arrested accused to the Chowk police. STF has lodged a report on this matter at Chowk Kotwali. Other individuals related to this racket are being searched.