Chennai : Chief Minister MK Stalin said on Saturday that strict hooligan act against hoarders of Remedesvir, a drug used in the treatment of Covid-19 patients in Tamil Nadu and those who sell oxygen cylinders at high prices Action will be taken under.
This instruction from the Chief Minister to the police has come after reports of some people allegedly selling Remedesivir injection vials at a higher price and their arrests. In a statement, Stalin said that despite sanctions affecting livelihoods, the public has accepted the bitter pill of lockdown and contributed to saving lives.
He said that at this time some anti-social elements are hoarding drugs and black marketing them. He said, & ldquo; There are reports that oxygen cylinders are being sold at higher prices in some places. Such an act is a serious crime at the time of an epidemic.
The Chief Minister said in the statement, I have directed the Police Department to take strict action against the hoarders of Remedisvir injection and those who sell oxygen cylinders at high prices. Under the Gunda Act.