Thursday, 28 October, 2021
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3 arrested with fake medicines, cosmetics

Detective Branch (DB) under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested three people on charges of marketing fake medicines and cosmetics at Chawkbazar, reports BSS.

The arrestees are identified as - Md Altaf Hossain, Md Sohel Hawlader and Md Salman.

The three were arrested while marketing medicines and cosmetics manufactured by false factories using the labeling of domestic and foreign brands.

Md Fazlur Rahman, Assistant Commissioner of Police under Lalbagh DB led the operation in the aforesaid area and arrested them with fake medicines on Thursday.

We have received information that fake medicines and cosmetics are being manufactured in Chawkbazar area and are marketed to remote areas of the country, Fazlur Rahman said.

Based on information, Altaf, Sohel and Salman were arrested at 3:50 pm from a house at Devidas Lane under Chawkbazar Police Station.

The seized fake cosmetics include - 15 cartoons of Johnson’s baby lotion, 6 cartoons of Luchy Oliva Olive oil, 8 cartoons emami 7 Oils in Non Stick Hair Oil, 4 cartoons Clean & Clear foaming face wash, 4 cartoons Dabur Vatika Enriched, 18 bottles of Dabur Amla Hair oil, 100 bottles of Johnsons milk +rice bath, 36 bottles of Johnsons baby shampoo, 24 Zafran Hair Growth Therapy (Amazing Hair Regain Spray) and others.

Two separate cases were filed with Chawkbazar police station in this regard.