Apollo Hospitals fined Tk 16-lakhs
Published: September 9, 2015 3:55 pm
09 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) mobile court conducted a drive at Apollo Hospitals in city and fined it for keeping unauthorized medicines.
RAB-1 executive magistrate Firoz Ahmed led the drive in presence of RAB-1 crime prevention company (CPC-3) commander additional police super Abul Kalam Azad.
Firoz Ahmed said that they had seized 51 kinds of unauthorized medicines, mostly pain-killers, from the hospital.
According to him, some of the unauthorized medicines are produced at home while the rests are foreign-made.
The court has fined Tk 16-lakh to four persons of the Apollo Hospitals pharmacy or three-month imprisonment in default.
Pharmacy manager Abdur Rahman said, the most of the seized medicines lack drugh license while some of the medicines have BSTI certifications.