‘Spurious’ drugs worth lakhs seized

KARNAL: A joint team of the Drug Department of Chandigarh, Karnal and Bhiwani seized spurious medicines worth lakhs from an “unregistered” factory located at Jundla Gate here today.

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Karnal, May 3

A joint team of the Drug Department of Chandigarh, Karnal and Bhiwani seized spurious medicines worth lakhs from an “unregistered” factory located at Jundla Gate here today. It collected nine samples, which will be sent to a lab for testing.

Acting on a complaint received by the Karnal office, the State Durg Controller constituted a team led by Manmohan Taneja, Assistant State Drug Controller. “During the raids, we found that the unit was not duly registered. We seized spurious medicines worth lakhs and collected nine samples,” Dahiya said. “We have also seized printing material, stamps, and other equipments.” He said a notice would be issued to the firm owner. — TNS

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