The Gautam Budh Nagar district medication management division seized anti-cancer medicines and blood thinners from a Nigerian nationwide in Greater Noida on Wednesday, officers stated on Thursday.
Medicine management division officers stated the medicines had been procured from Delhi and have been meant for being despatched to Nigeria.
Drug Inspector Vaibhav Babbar stated the seizure included over 1,000 ampules of 20 several types of medication, together with anti-cancer medicines and blood thinning injections, with over 1,000 ampules recovered by the officers.
“The seizure was made on Wednesday from the Nigerian nationwide who claimed to have gotten a prescription for these medicines. The payments he had with him confirmed that these medication have been bought from Bhagirath Palace in Delhi. The samples of those medication have been taken for testing to substantiate if they’ve been adulterated, and the medical payments are being verified by the division,” stated Babbar.
The drug inspector knowledgeable the native police, who carried out additional inquiry concerning the Nigerian nationwide’s journey paperwork.
“The suspect got here to India in 2021 on a scholar visa and has been finding out at a personal college in Greater Noida. He’s a resident of Sector Gamma 1. Nevertheless, the inventory of medicines was recovered from his good friend’s home in Cassa Grand society in Sector Chi V, Greater Noida. There was no arrest or police FIR in the case and any authorized motion might be taken solely after a report of the drug take a look at is acquired from the medication management division,” stated Vinod Mishra, in-charge of Beta 2 police station.
Babbar added that the prescription proven by the Nigerian appeared suspicious as they have been in an unusually giant amount.
“The payments have been in the title of various folks and of various dates, throughout the months of July and August. Nevertheless, the portions of the medication bought was greater than prescribed. For instance, if a affected person required two injections, 200 injections have been bought. Equally, if 4 tablets have been wanted, 4 hundred tablets have been purchased,” the officer stated.
He added that the entire inventory of medicines was not purchased without delay. “Throughout inquiry, the Nigerian nationwide revealed that the medicines have been being introduced from Delhi to his residence by the vendor himself. He has additionally knowledgeable officers that he was tasked with offering the medication inventory to a different Nigerian nationwide who was set to for his nation quickly. We suspect that these medication have been meant on the market in Nigeria. The seizure was made to confirm the legality of the export course of and the standard of medication,” stated the drug inspector.