Unlicensed pharma fined Tk 10 lakh for making medicines

An unlicensed pharmaceutical company — Techno Drugs Limited — has been fined Tk 10 lakh for manufacturing medicines without license in Narsingdi. Unauthorised drugs worth Tk 40 lakh have also been destroyed.

At the directive of the deputy commissioner (DC), Executive Magistrate Rais Al Rezwan conducted a mobile court drive in unit number 3 of Techno Drugs Limited located in BSCIC Industrial Estate in the district’s Shibpur upazila.

Executive Magistrate Rais Al Rezwan said Techno Drugs doesn’t have any license or approval for the production of various antibiotics, dexamethasone and steroids for humans. During the drive, Unauthorised medicines worth Tk 40 lakh and raw materials used in making medicines have also been destroyed.

Shibpur Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Kabirul Islam and Assistant Commissioner (Land) Shyamal Chandra Basak were present during the drive.

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