A pharmacy store owner and his worker had been arrested in Delhi on Monday in reference to alleged black marketing of antiviral drug Remdesivir, police stated.
The accused had been recognized as Basant Goel (41), a resident of Delhi’s Vivek Vihar and his worker Ramoutar Sharma (27), a resident of North Chhajupur in Delhi, a police official stated.
Delhi Police’s Crime Branch launched an investigation after a case was registered by them on Monday in reference to the black marketing of Remdesivir in Delhi.
“Basant Goel, the owner of “Goyal Medicos” located in Durgapuri Extension Loni Road, has been arrested in the case along with his employee Ramoutar Sharma,” stated Chinmoy Biswal, Delhi Police Public Relations Officer (PRO).
He stated the “Crime Branch is tracing out further connections in the black marketing of this life-saving coronavirus drug and further investigation is in progress.”
State governments have been requested to take strict motion towards anybody discovered indulged in black marketing or hoarding of antiviral drug Remdesivir, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister DV Sadananda Gowda stated on Monday.