Quite recently, The Maharashtra police arrested four pharmacists who were operating on a fake D.Pharm degree in the state, allegedly procured from a college in Delhi.
As per the sources, degrees obtained from pharmacy colleges from Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh are under the scanner
The Thane Police has now written a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra in connection with the bogus Pharmacists case
The police have requested the FDA officials to take stern action against the bogus pharmacists in the state
Last week, the Thane Police had arrested four pharmacists for allegedly operating with a fake D.Pharm degree.
While speaking to My Medical Mantra Deputy Commissioner Crime (DCP), Thane Deepak Devraj, said, “We have sent out a team to Uttar Pradesh for the further investigation. We have also written a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra requesting them to take strict action against those who are operating on a fake degree.”
“We have widened our scope of the investigation. Our teams are following the new leads which have emerged during the course of this investigation,” added DCP Devraj.
Last week, the Thane Crime Branch had busted a big fake D.Pharm degree racket in the Thane metropolitan area. The investigation revealed that the accused had managed to procure the degrees from a college in Delhi.
The Thane police are also probing the degrees submitted by the pharmacists with the Maharashtra Pharmacy Council.
The Pharmacy Council of Maharashtra has welcomed the crackdown which has been started by the Maharashtra Police.