Srinagar: The medicines meant for distribution among patients free of cost at Kashmir’s tertiary care hospital SKIMS Soura, the medicine supply in bulk, worth lacs of rupees was on Monday recovered from a medical shop in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

On Monday, a team of officials led by Drug Inspector raided a medical shop at Chittay Bandey village. The shop is owned by Zahoor Ahmad Malla, son of Muhammad Ramzan Malla, a resident of Chittey Banday.

“During the raid the officials retrieved huge quantities of medicines included Glanstill Injection of SKIMS Supply, NS Gulcose- JKMSCL Supply, Triglon Injection-SKIMS Supply, Ceftriaxone Injection-JKMSCL Supply, Infusion set-SKIMS Supply, Cetrizine Tablets-JKMSCL Supply, Compound sodium lactat Injection-JKMSCL supply, Rolled Bandage-Hospital Supply, Dextrose-JKMSCL supply, Axapara Injection- SKIMS, Medroxy progesto injection-Free supply under Antara Programme of Govt of India,” officials said.

According to officials the medicines retrieved is worth lacs of rupees and is hospital supply meant to be distributed among poor patients.

Bilal Ahmad Rather, Drug inspector Bandipora, confirmed the raid and recovery and said that huge quantity of antibiotics, Contraceptive injections and other medicines meant for free supply have been recovered.The medical shop has been sealed and an inquiry has been initiated to ascertain as to how the SKIMS hospital supply meant for the needy patients in the hospital reached the north Kashmir’s district Bandipora.

This post was published on April 8, 2019