rawalpindi - On the direction of Chief Minister (CM) Punjab SardarUsmanBuzdar to take action against stockpiling and black-marketing of corona related medicines and medical equipment, the Rawalpindi administration, police and health department in a joint operation arrested a druggist allegedly for selling Actemra at exorbitant price in the market. 

Accused Shiraz Ahmed, who runs a medical store on College Road Rawalpindi, has been selling injections worth Rs55,000 for Rs150,000 to Rs325,000. 

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the Punjab government said that the administration had arrested the man with evidence. The accused had agreed to provide an injection for Rs120,000 without any prescription. 

He said that along with Shiraz Ahmed, other people involved in this heinous business would soon be caught. The administration is working to eradicate black marketing groups. 

He said that no leniency would be shown to profiteers and hoarders.  On the direction of CM UsmanBazdar, indiscriminate crackdown on anti-national activities such as profiteering and hoarding is going on during the outbreak of coronavirus.