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.