The District Special Task Force and Hathipol police in a joint operation have arrested 5 men for indulging in illegal sale of Remdisivir injections at exorbitant prices on Thursday.
This came a day after 2 MBBS students of a private Medical college were arrested for the illegal sale of the Remdisivir injections.
The accused identified as Subhash Garg (27) resident of Chittorgarh,Bhupendra Singh Rajput (24) resident of Savina,Aryan Kumar Jain (22) Sector 11 Hiran Magri, Subham Kalal (26) resident of Sector. 9 Hiran Magri,Chirag Kalal (21) Chawand Sarada.Police seized 4 Remdisivir injections from their custody, out of these 3 injections were confiscated by the police from Subhash while one was seized from accused Bhupendra.
According to Additional Sp City Gopal Swaroop Mewara the accused were selling the injections for 45000 and 41000 each.
The accused were arrested in a decoy operation conducted by the team of police on Thursday evening by sending a decoy customer by reacting upon the information of the accused that were arrested by the police on Wednesday for illegally selling the Remdisivir injections.
Out of the 5 accused Chirag is one of the aide of those MMBS students that were arrested on Wednesday, he had supplied the injections to them.
All the accused were booked under various sections of IPC and the Drugs Control Act and are under the course of interrogation, added Mewara.
However two MBBS students were held by the joint team of District Special Task Force (DST) and Hiran Magri police of Udaipur on Wednesday for illegally selling the Remdisivir injections, they were produced in court and are taken on police custody remand.
The police is now questioning the accused about the other people involved in the racket with them as well as the hunt for such people in still on, said Additional Sp Mewara.
Team: Dr Hanuwant Singh Rajpurohit incharge DST team Udaipur, Itwari Lal, assistant Sub Inspector, Sukhdev Singh head constable, Vikram Singh head constable, Anil Puniya constable, Upendra Singh constable, Ravindra Singh constable, Ramnivas countable, Vikram Singh constable, Sitaram constable, Feroz Khan constable, Lokesh Raikwal cyber cell.