Doctor, 2 Aides Arrested For Black Marketing Remdesivir Injections: Rs 36 Lakh Seized

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Ghaziabad, April 27: A joint team of special weapons and tactics and Kotwali police have arrested three men, including a doctor working in Lucknow’s King George’s Medical University, for allegedly hoarding Remdesivir injections.

Mohammad Altamash (42), a resident of Delhi’s Nizamuddin, had earlier worked at AIIMS Delhi and regularly delivered lectures to medical students in various medical colleges.

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His two accomplices Kumail of Kaila Bhatta in Ghaziabad and Jazim Ali of Bara Hindu Rao in Delhi have been nabbed along with the doctor as the trio were searching for family members who were in dire need of the life-saving injection for COVID-19 patients and charged between Rs 30,000 to 40,000 per injection of Remdesivir