NOWSHEHRA: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has intercepted huge quantity of counterfeited lifesaving medicines during a raid.
FIA ACC team comprising of SI Irfan Ullah, SI Waqar Mehmood, ASI Shahbaz, FC sajid Ali and others arrested one accused Zahid Murad from Nowshehra. The accused was transporting huge quantity of counterfeited medicines including Risek injection 40 mg.
Acting on the information provided by the accused, another person namely Shah Jahan was arrested and huge quantity of counterfeited medicine such as Meronem IV injection, its packing materials, stickers, medicine literature and filled bottles were recovered from the accused.
Meronem IV injections are high dose antibiotics and being used as lifesaving drugs for COVID-19 patients. A case has been registered against both the accused under relevant sections.