Thursday , October 21 2021

CBI alerts state police about gang selling fake hand sanitizer

Delhi: On the basis of information received from Interpol, the CBI has alerted the police and law enforcement agencies across the country that many gangs are selling hand sanitizers made using very toxic methanol and another type of gang is also working which Describes himself as a medical supplier associated with PPE and Kovid-19. The officials gave this information on Monday.

Officials said that on receiving information from Interpol, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) immediately alerted the police officers to be vigilant about the gang, who are engaged in immediate money-making in this manner. Interpol has its headquarters in Lion and the CBI is responsible for coordinating with it in India.

He said that as the world came under the grip of the coronavirus epidemic and the world’s economy was suffocating, many organized criminal groups have emerged internationally, making money from illegal activities and representatives of Kovid-19 equipment companies They are being cheated

 

Sources in the agency said that some criminals are contacting hospitals and health officials by becoming representatives of the manufacturer of PPE kits and equipment associated with Kovid-19. Taking advantage of the shortage of such goods, they get advance payment online from the authorities and hospitals, but they do not object to the goods after receiving the money.

 

Officials said that Interpol, a global police cooperation agency, has informed that fake hand sanitizers are being made using methanol. Methanol is a very toxic substance. He said that information has also been received from other countries about the use of poisonous hand sanitizer during Kovid-19. An official said, “Methanol can be very toxic and can prove dangerous to the human body.” 

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