3 pharmacies fined in Ctg
26 October 2015, Nirapad News: A mobile court of Chittagong District Administration today fined three pharmacies and seized huge quantities of food supplements and physicians’ samples from city’s Chawkbazar area.
Assistant Commissioner of Chittagong District Administration Mohammad Ruhul Amin led the mobile court in Chatteshwari Road area of Chawkbazar and fined Jannat Pharmacy, Raju Medicine and Linnas Pharmacy a total of TK 30 thousand for selling unauthorized medicines, food supplements and physicians’ samples.
The mobile court also seized huge quantities of food supplements and physicians’ samples worth about TK 1.5 lakh during the drive.
The executive magistrate said the pharmacies were selling unapproved medicines, illegal food supplements and medicines used as physicians’ samples, which is legally punishable.
The pharmacies were fined under Drug Act 1940, the executive magistrate added.