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Pharmacy owner, three others booked for flouting FDA rules

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

An owner of a and three of its employees here in have been booked for allegedly selling drugs in violation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules, police said Wednesday.

Based on some complaints that the was selling drugs at a price more than the MRP, an FDA carried out a check at the medicine shop some days back, an at the station said.

The shop owner and his staff were allegedly found to be selling a cough syrup at a price much higher than its (MRP), he said.

The syrup stock was subsequently seized and the pharmacy's license suspended, the said.

The four persons were booked Tuesday under relevant sections of the IPC and the Drugs and Cosmetics Act.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 12:05 IST