7 held over counterfeiting medicines in city
DHAKA, Sept 3, 2021 (BSS) – Members of Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) today arrested seven persons from different areas of the capital for their alleged involvement in making fake medicines of various local and foreign brands widely used in cancer and COVID-19 treatment.
The arrested are Tariqul Islam, Syed Al Mamun, Saidul Islam, Monowar, Abdul Latif, Nazmul Dhali and Sagar Ahmed Milon.
They were arrested during raids in Kajla, Arambagh and Mitford areas of the capital on Wednesday last, said Additional Police Commissioner (Detective Branch) AKM Hafiz Akhter at a press briefing at the DMP Media Center here today.
The law enforcers seized huge amount of counterfeit medicines, medicine-making machines, and medicine like original machine, empty boxes from their possessions.
A case was filed with Bangshal police station in this connection. They were produced before the court and placed them on a three-day remand each.