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On November 11, 2023, the Delhi Police had recovered these spurious anti-cancer medicines from Ghaziabad and Noida.
Four capsules of three companies have been found to be fake in the anti-cancer drugs seized by the Delhi Police and the UP Drug Department four months ago in raids in two states. The addresses of companies in Colombo and Bangladesh are printed on these medicines, whereas these medicines were being manufactured in Delhi-Haryana only. After the investigation report, the drug department has asked the seller to stop selling it.
Delhi Police had arrested seven accused in this case, who are currently lodged in jail.
Two drugs fake, two substandard found
Ghaziabad’s Drug Inspector Ashutosh Mishra said, in the test report from the Lucknow lab, samples of four capsules have failed. It has found counterfeit Ibrutinib Capsule (Ibruction) 20 AIB 030 and Ibrutinib Capsule (Lucibru 140). While lenvatinib capsule (Lenvenix-4) and lenvatinib capsule (Lenvenix-10) have all been standard. Means the salt that was being used in these medicines was not as per the standard. The addresses of Bangladesh and Colombo companies were printed on all the four medicines. The price of these medicines is very expensive in the market.
Seven people were caught by Delhi Police
On 11 November 2022, Delhi Police along with UP Drug Department raided a factory in Tronica City area of Ghaziabad. Fake anti cancer medicines were found here. After this action was also taken in Noida and Haryana. Seven accused including MBBS doctor Pavitra Pradhan were arrested. Medicines worth crores of rupees were seized. It was revealed that fake anti cancer medicines were being made. All the four accused are currently lodged in jail.