May 27, 2024, Monday
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National Medical College MD Ansari and lab technician arrested

The Nepal Weekly
April 9, 2024

The joint monitoring team of District Police Office Parsa and Birgunj Metropolitan City recently raided the National Medical College in Birgunj.

After finding expired medicines in the medical college, the police arrested the college’s Managing Director (MD) Shahnawaz Hussain Ansari and lab technician Sanjay Sah. 

The monitoring team led by Kanhaiya Thakur, a member of the market management and monitoring committee of the Birgunj Metropolitan City, conducted a raid in the laboratory (lab) in Block (A) of the National Medical College. Thakur said that during the raid, the team led by Deputy Mayor Imtiyaj Alam found expired medicines dating back to 2021 and 2022.

According to Parsa police chief Kumud Dhungel the monitoring team conducted raid on the laboratory based on a tip off that expired chemicals were being used for testing within the laboratory. According to him, expired chemicals were recovered during the raid in the lab. The monitoring team said that further investigation processes have been initiated into all the seized chemicals.