Mumbai woman buys fake Remdesivir drug via social media, duped of Rs 18000
Mumbai: As demand for the anti-viral drug Remdesivir continues to rise, there are several reports of adulterated medicines being sold.
One such incident has been reported from Mumbai's Tilak Nagar, a woman had bought Remdesivir after receiving details of a seller in a WhatsApp message. the medicine was delivered to her house, but it was found to be fake. The medicine vials had powder instead.
Upon investigation it was found that the woman had called on a number which was being circulated on WhatsApp. The person on the phone demanded Rs 18000 for six bottles of medicines.