Doctor among 7 arrested for looting medicines worth Rs. 2cr
Seven people, including a doctor, have been arrested from Ghaziabad for looting medicines worth Rs. 2cr when the consignment was being transported in a lorry last month. The accused were arrested and the looted drugs recovered from them. An SUV, two trucks, two country-made pistols with three live cartridges, and four knives have been seized from them, with three gang members still at large.
Medicine consignment looted on August 13
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vaibhav Krishna, the consignment was looted near Amrala Gate on the intervening night of August 13 and 14. The medicine consignment was being transported from a warehouse in Partapur in Meerut to Agra. Besides the looted medicines, the police recovered 100 cartons of medicines that the accused had stolen from Haryana.
Doctor's involvement in selling looted medicines to medical stores
The robbers were identified as natives of Delhi and Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh. The doctor was identified as Anil Kumar. He was allegedly involved in selling the looted medicines to medical stores, the SSP said.