Fake drugs worth Tk 10 lakh seized, 10 fined
A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)-3 yesterday recovered a huge amount of fake medicines and fined a total of Tk 10 lakh to 10 persons who used to sell those on footpath in the capital's Gulistan.
The medicines are worth around Tk 10 lakh, said Rab sources.
Six of those who were fined were each sentenced to a 10-day jail term.
However, the elite force is yet to find the storage of the drugs, most of those being herbal, he further said.
The medicines, which had been produced without any permission from the drug authorities, are detrimental to kidney, said Muhit Islam, superintendent of drugs, Drug Administration.