Three people arrested for black-marketing of remdesivir in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Apr 22 (PTI) The Rajasthan Police on Thursday arrested three people for alleged black-marketing of remedesivir injection, which is in high demand as it is used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Five injections were recovered from their possession, the police said.

Police Commissioner Anand Srivastava said a special team formed to check hoarding and black-marketing of the drug took the action in Jhotwara, Bajajnagar and Kotwali police station areas.

Those arrested were identified as Rajpal Meena, Shah Rukh Khan and Ramavatar Yadav, he said. PTI SDA IJT