Hyderabad : The task force sleuths of Hyderabad police, nabbed two for manufacturing duplicate hand sanitizers and supplying the material to medical shops located in Roop lal Bazar, Shalibanda. The cops seized 580 bottles of fake instant sanitizers worth Rs 90,000.

Acting on a tip off, the South zone team of Task force along with Shalibanda Police, raided a manufacturing unit on April 9th 2020. ‘Encashing on the COVID-19 outbreak in Telangana, accused Omer Farooq ( 25 ) Private Employee, from King Colony and

Md. Abdul Quddus ( 42 ) from Rooplal Bazar, cheated public by manufacturing and supplying duplicate sanitizers’ said the police

The cops seized, Germ X Hand Sanitizer Net Wt 50 ml -180 bottles. Germ X Hand Sanitizer Net Wt 110 ml -390 bottles, Hand Sanitizer without label – 09 and Fake Essential Service pass – 01

‘Normally, hand sanitizers turn dry as soon as they are applied on hands. But the particular company’s sanitizer does not get dry. The two accused Omer Farooq and Abdul Quddus hatched a plan and started manufacturing duplicate hand sanitizers by mixing petroleum gel along with rose water, labelled as Germ XHand Sanitizer. The same was scold at local Medical Shops and to innocent people illegally on higher rates without any valid license . The Products has no approval of the Drug and Ayush Departments. The accused persons along with seized material handed over to Shalibanda Police’ said an officer with the Task force team.

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