KATHMANDU — A monitoring team has sealed two medical stores based at Chhetrapati for not cooperating with an inspection team that reached there on Sunday.
The team from the Ministry of Supplies sealed Bajhgain Medical Suppliers and Ikhapukhu Distributors.
The inspection team has also directed the store operators to be presented before the respective authority within 24 hours, informed Shree Prasad Adhikari, an official of the monitoring team.
The monitoring team has found that most of the drug stores in the area were running with expired licences. The team also found expired medicines in their shelves.
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost