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2,350-kg Chinese drugs worth Rs 1.5 crore seized in Chennai raid

These bulk drugs were sold to formulation makers as if they had been legally registered

Drugs, Pharma, medicine

BS Reporter
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has seized 2,350 kg of bulk drugs, allegedly illegally imported from China.

The cost of the seized material is estimated at Rs 1.5 crore but could be worth much more in the open market. The total value of such illegal transactions would be even higher, said the authorities. The raid was on Thursday at the premises of a Kawarlal & Co, by inspectors from the CDSCO’s head office in Delhi and of its south zone, with those from the drugs control department of the state government. Co. These bulk drugs were sold to formulation

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 3:19 AM IST

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