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Five arrested for marketing expired drugs in Noida

Five people were arrested in Noida on Tuesday for allegedly marketing expired medicines worth Rs.3 million, police said. During a check, a tempo carrying expired drugs was seized from Phase II Noida. The seized medicines had expired in 2007.

india Updated: Jul 28, 2009 19:03 IST

Five people were arrested in Noida on Tuesday for allegedly marketing expired medicines worth Rs.3 million, police said.

During a check, a tempo carrying expired drugs was seized from Phase II Noida. The seized medicines had expired in 2007.

Five people -- Kunal Sharma, Anil Kumar Yadav, Jahid Ali, Ikramuddin and Abdul Hakim -- were arrested and several expired drugs were recovered from their possession, a police officer said.

"These people confessed to have been marketing the expired drugs for a long time now. They reportedly sourced these drugs from a factory and used to sell it to dealers," the officer added.