Madhya Pradesh: More than 130 remdesivir vials were allegedly stolen from Shalby Hospital in Indore.
“Hospital administration registered an FIR against an employee of the hospital’s drugstore. Probe underway,” said Kamlesh Sharma, in-charge of Tukoganj police station.
“The hospital management has alleged that Shailiwal stole 133 vials of Remdesivir from the drugstore and sold it at high prices to customers,” he said.
According to the hospital management, the vials of Remdesivir were stolen before April 5.
The accused is yet to be arrested, said Kamlesh Sharma, adding that the role of other employees of the drugstore is also being investigated.
Several persons have been arrested for black marketing of Remdesivir injection in different parts of the state.
Last week, an FIR was registered for theft of 860 vials of Remdesivir from the government-run Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal. But the police are yet to confirm the theft.