ISLAMABAD - The three-member team constituted by administration of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)to probe into the issue of selling spurious drugs at a private pharmacy situated within the hospital has submitted its final report fixing no charges against the said medical store. As per findings of the committee, the drug inspector didnt find any substandard or spurious medicines in the store and the substandard injection that became the cause of all this was actually provided by the phrma company to the said store. The final decision will be made on the findings of the report that would come from Lahore after complete assessment of the sample, the report further says. The report was presented to the Executive Director Dr Altaf Hussain and latter it was also submitted to the Secretary Health Khushnood Akhtar Lashari. Three members committee comprising Professor Tashfeen Adam, Professor Khalid Hassan and Pharmacist Shafqat Abbas completed the investigation. On May 21, Kamran Ahmer Ali Hashmi, an attendant of a patient Najma Naheed, admitted in surgical ward ICU, registered a complaint of getting substandard injection from a private drug store situated within the PIMS premises. He purchased two injections from the pharmacy and one out of them was suspected as substandard due to its appearance and the matter was immediately reported to the authorities concerned. The inquiry committee held meetings on 23rd and 25th May and a number of officials including Dr Kamal Nasir, Dr Gulzar Hussain Shah, Dr Farida and officials of the two pharma companies were interrogated. The alleged pharma company did not submit its written reply despite repeated directions from the inquiry committee. However, in their verbal statements, the representatives of the company refused to accept the allegation of supplying stock of the said injection to the store. It is pertinent to mention here that the said drug store in PIMS was sealed twice in the past due to overcharging and some eight years back, the hospital administrations efforts to establish two more pharmacies in the hospital failed due to the intervention from the owners of the said drug store.