57 Remdesivir vials go missing at pvt. hospital in Ongole
The Ongole I Town police launched a probe after the sleuths of the Vigilance and Enforcement wing discovered proof of black advertising of Remdesivir vials allotted to a non-public hospital right here on Wednesday.
A workforce led by Vigilance and Enforcement DSP T. Ashok Vardhan checked the inventory at the hospital and located 57 vials missing that was allegedly black marketed by some employees of the hospital. The workforce discovered solely 476 of the 533 Remdesivir vials allotted to the hospital. The I Town police registered a case beneath Sections 420, 188 of the IPC, Section-18 (B) r/ w 28 (A), 36 (C) of the Drugs & Cosmetic Act, Section 53 of the Disaster Management Act.
Prakasam SP Siddharth Kaushal has fashioned two particular groups lead by Ongole I Town Circle Inspector Sitaramaiah and Singarayakonda Circle Inspector Srinivasa Rao to probe into the case. “Stringent action will be taken against those who are black marketing the injection. A special drive will be launched to check the private hospitals treating COVID-19 patients across the district,” he mentioned and exhorted individuals to go on info on black advertising of medicines and oxygen cylinders by dialling 100 or sending messages to WhatsApp quantity 9121102266.