Two men has been arrested for transporting expired dr¥gs to Alaba market, to change the expiry dates of the dr¥gs for sale in Port Harcourt.
At about 5:40pm yesterday, a patrol team from Okokomaiko Division stopped and searched a Volkswagen LT bus at Afromedia. Found in the bus were seventy cartons of Feed Fine Cyproheptadine Caplets 4g, all with expiry date of 2016.
The two occupants of the vehicle, Augustine Egemoye ‘m’ aged 60 and Innocent Eremosele ‘m’ aged 35 confessed they were taking the expired dr gs to somebody in Alaba who would change the expiry dates and thereafter proceed with the dr gs to Port- harcourt to be sold. Suspects, dri g and the vehicle are currently in custody.
Efforts are on to arrest the owner of the dr gs, the individual altering expiry dates and other indicted persons.