2 medicos arrested over misappropriating Govt supply medicines

Srinagar 02 Jul 2018

Police on Monday arrest two employees of JLNM hospital Rainawari for misappropriating the government supply of medicines.

A police spokesperson in a statement said: “On 01-07-2018 police station Rainawari received information through reliable sources that some government employees of JLNM Hospital Rainawari are misappropriating the Government supply medicines from the said hospital and are selling these medicines to some medical shopkeepers.”

“On receiving this information case FIR No 47/2018 U/S RPC 409 RPC stands registered in Police Station Rainawari and investigation was taken up,” the spokesman said.

“During the course of investigation two employees namely Shakeel Ahmad Shahid 50, son of  Bashir Ahmad Shahid resident of Housing colony Bemina  (pharmacist) and Shameem Ahmad Khan 19 son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Khanpora Beerwah Budgam (sweeper )of the said hospitals were questioned and on their disclosure four boxes of medicine “METOCLOPRAMIDE INJECTION I.P”were recovered and subsequently both the employees were arrested,” the spokesman in a statement said.

“Further investigation of the case is going on and further arrests are expected in the case,” the police spokesman in a statement said.