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Uzbekistan says distributors of contaminated Indian cough syrup paid bribe to skip health test

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 18: Distributors of the contaminated cough syrup produced by Noida-based Marion Biotech Limited had allegedly paid bribes to keep the drug in the market, said authorities from Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan state prosecutors alleged during a trial that $33,000 was paid by the distributors to skip the mandatory testing, reported Reuters. However, it is unclear whether the inspection was supposed to involve tests in Uzbekistan or a request for tests to be carried out by the producer in India. The case pertains to the deaths of 65 children in...
North East

Assam: Police seize cough syrup bottles worth Rs 25 lakh in Goalpara

Goalpara, May 22: The state police have seized a large quantity of cough syrup bottles worth around Rs 25 lakh in Assam’s Goalpara district. The Police also arrested three persons in connection with this seizure, said Assam police. Based on secret information, a team of Goalpara district police along with CRPF on Sunday set up naka checking in different parts of the district and intercepted two vehicles in the Paikan area. “We had intercepted two vehicles including one pickup van and found 5,075 cough syrup bottles from the pickup van...
North East

Assam: Banned tablets, cough syrup seized in Nagaon, 2 held

Guwahati, February 10: Assam police seized a huge quantity of contraband drugs from a Tripura-bound truck and apprehended the driver in the Karimganj district. Police apprehended 2 persons and recovered a large quantity of drugs from a vehicle in Assam’s Nagaon district on Thursday evening. The apprehended persons have been identified as Moon Moon Hoque, a lawyer, and Iftikhar Hussain. According to police, based on secret information, a search operation was conducted in the Morikolong area in the district and 5,871 prohibited tablets and 190 cough syrup bottles were recovered...
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