Update September 9, 2015

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Apollo Hospitals fined Tk 16-lakhs

Sumel Sarker

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Apollo Hospitals fined Tk 16-lakhs

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.

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