Nagpur, May 4
The Nagpur police has filed various chargesheets in the First Class Magistrate’s Court against the eight accused in Remdesivir injection black marketing.
Police commissioner Amitesh Kumar gave this information to the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday. The CP submitted an affidavit in this regard.
The High Court during the last hearing expressed the need to take stern action against those involved in the black marketing of Remdesivir.
The High Court had ordered speedy trial in Remdesivir black marketing case. Accordingly, the police commissioner convened a meeting on April 30 and discussed in detail all the 12 cases filed across various police stations till that date. The meeting was attended by all additional commissioners of police, deputy commissioners of police, PIs and investigation officers of the concerned police stations.
Meanwhile, the CP has asked for a thorough investigation into all the cases. He has also directed the concerned DCPs to closely monitor the investigation and thoroughly examine the chargesheets with the help of lawyers and make watertight case. A new case was registered at Tehsil police station on May 1. The chargesheets have been filed in the court on May 3. The investigation into other cases is at an early stage and it will take a few more days to file the chargesheet, Amitesh Kumar informed High Court.
The hearing is set for Thursday
The court itself has filed a PIL in this regard. Justice Z A Haq and Amit Borkar presided over the matter. The court then took the affidavit of the Police Commissioner on record and fixed the next hearing on the matter coming Thursday to take this further. Adv Shrirang Bhandarkar is a friend of court and Adv Tehseen Mirza oversaw the proceedings.