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Police arrested Hyderabad doctor in Remdesivir smuggling case

The Chillakallu police busted an Inter-State Remdesivir injections smuggling racket, arrested gynaecologist named Bhavya, she is the third suspect of the case from Hyderabad on Friday.The police seized 100 Remdesivir vials that was being transported in a TSRTC bus from Hyderabad to Guntur at Garikapadu on the check post of Ap Telangana border on Thursday and arrested M. Ajay Kumar a hospital employee and G. Subba Rao, a doctor and Bhavya’s father, who runs Bhushaiah Memorial Nursing Home at Yedlapadu in Guntur district.During questioning, the suspects reportedly confessed that the vials were packed at the Landmark Hospital and owned by Bhavya. The gynaecologist was absconding soon after the police busted the racket on Thursday.Special teams formed to probe into the illegal transportation and black marketing of Remdesivir visited Telangana and Guntur, said Krishna Superintendent of Police M. Ravindranath Babu. The police are trying to find out how the Landmark Hospital management got such a huge stock of Remdesivir. The police on Friday produced Ajay Kumar and Dr. Subba Rao before the Nandigama court, which remanded them to judicial custody . A case under Section 27 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act has been registered, said Nandigama DSP G. Nageswar Reddy-article writerSyeda mehrukh naaz

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