69,000 packets adulterated Orsaline seized in Chattogram

Police in separate drives have seized around 69,000 packets of Orsalines from Hajarigoli and Andarkilla wholesale market and arrested a man in this connection.

The arrestee is Sujan Kanti Sikder, 42, son of late Nirmal Sikder of Moddhom Sonaichhari under Sitakund upazila of the district.

He runs a pharmacy named Sikder Medical Hall at Islam Market in front of Baro Auliya Mazar

He has been sent to the court on Thursday, police said.

Chemist and Druggist Samity helped to recover the huge amount of Orsaline, the liquid formulation made by mixing salts for diarrhoea patients, kept in 172 cartons.

Zahidul Kabir, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, said police along with the leaders of Chemist and Druggist Samity and SMC Company’s representative Monwar Hossain, conducted drives in two separate places in the port city on Wednesday and arrested Sujan and seized the adulterated Orsaline.

Source: United News of Bangladesh