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Five held in Nagpur for selling Remdesivir at Rs 45k per vial

After a tip off was received, a trap was laid and five people were held on Friday night and seven vials of the anti-viral drug were recovered from them.

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Nagpur Published on: April 24, 2021 23:40 IST
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5 held in Nagpur for selling Remdesivir. 

Five persons were arrested in Maharashtra's Nagpur for allegedly selling Remdesivir, a key drug in the treatment of COVID-19, at Rs 45,000 per vial, police said on Saturday.

After a tip off was received, a trap was laid and five people were held on Friday night and seven vials of the anti-viral drug were recovered from them, said Beltarodi police station inspector Vijay Akot.

They have been remanded in police custody till April 26, he added.

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