Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar (Photo/ANI).
Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar (Photo/ANI).

9 held in Hyderabad for black marketing of Amphotericin B injections

ANI | Updated: Jun 17, 2021 22:42 IST


Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 17 (ANI): Hyderabad Police on Thursday nabbed two gangs, consisting of nine persons for allegedly indulging in illegally procuring and selling of Amphotericin B, a drug used in the treatment of black fungus.
The police recovered 28 Amphotericin B Injections (Ambilon and Fungilip)- 50mg- from their possession.
"On Thursday, the sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone team laid a trap and nabbed two gangs consisting of 9 persons, in the limits of Hyderabad's SR Nagar and Banjara Hills Police Stations, for indulging in illegally procuring and selling of Amphotericin B Injections in black market," said Anjani Kumar, Hyderabad City Police Commissioner, in a press meet.

As a part of the first gang, the police arrested G Sri Kanth (39), K Shashi Kumar (33), B Venkata Suresh (33), R Niranjan (36) and Mohd Aleemuddin (33).
The police also arrested four persons from another gang. They have been identified as T Balaswamy (31), Mohd Abdul Khadeer (33), B Ranjith (39), B Anvesh Kumar Reddy (33).
An accused Vinod, resident of Guntur, is still at large. (ANI)

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