Drugs worth 1 Crore siezed; Mafia being run by Doctors-Pharmacies

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Apr 21: Three vehicles carrying drugs worth Rs 1 crore outside the Super Specialty Hospital Jammu were seized by police yesterday showed the nexus between some doctors and private pharmacies.

Police have so far arrested four persons outside the hospital who were alleged in selling drugs openly at friendly rates.

Sources said that private pharmacies are openly roaming in the hospital and selling their drugs with the help of some doctors, they hospital is practising illegal activities both inside and outside the deaprtment for last many years.

A month back, vehicles of private pharmacies were seen selling drugs openly with the help of doctors outside the Super Specialty Hospital Jammu, he said, adding that the administration of the hospital, which knew about the practice, chose to ignore it

When contacted, Controller Drugs and Food Control Organisation, J&K, Lotika Khajuria confirmed that the police have seized three vehicles carrying drugs and soon investigation will take place according to the Act it falls under.