Fake Drugs Case In Odisha: Show Cause Notice To Medicine Stockist; CB STF To Visit UP & Himachal

Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch Special Task Force (STF) will soon leave for Uttar Pradesh to trace the links of the fake drugs seized in Odisha.

According to the decision taken at the meeting between State Drug Controller Annada Shankar Das and the DIG, STF Jai Narayan Pankaj on Tuesday, the STF will also visit Himachal Pradesh to probe the supply of fake Favipiravir medicines by Max Relief Health Care Ltd.

Amid the CB investigation, Directorate of Drugs Control has served a show-cause notice to a medicine stockist in Cuttack. Siba Prasanna Jena, the owner of Medilloyd Medicament Pvt Ltd near Kanika Chhak in Cuttack city, has been reveal the source of the fake medicines and how did he come in contact with a medicine supply agency in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Jena has been asked to submit his counter in three days.

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