Three people in Kotwali police station in Ghaziabad were arrested for black marketing Remdesivir at Rs 40,000 per piece, and seized Rs 1,20,000 in cash.
As per a statement, 100 oximeters and 48 small oxygen cylinders were also found in the vehicles of the accused. Three doses of Remsedivir have been seized from their possession. Remdesivir is considered a key anti-viral drug in the fight against COVID-19.
The three have been identified as Alok Tyagi and Abhishek – residents of Ghaziabad, and Somel Gupta, a resident of Noida. A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.