NDLEA Arrests Abuja Businessman For Promoting Medicine On-line
The Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) has arrested the MD/CEO of Marvelrock Prescription drugs and Shops Restricted, Orakwe Chibuike Celestine.
Celestine was arrested within the Nigerian capital for participating in gross sales of illicit and managed medicine on the favored e-commerce platform.
The graduate of Enterprise Administration from the College of Abuja registered the pharmaceutical firm on sixteenth December 2014.
The registration was carried out with the certificates and help of a licensed pharmacist, who opted out of the deal in 2017.
However the suspect continued working the enterprise and enrolled it on an online platform in 2019, NDLEA spokesman Femi Babafemi stated in a press release on Wednesday.
The monitoring of Celestine began in October 2021 when he marketed merchandise equivalent to Tramadol, Ketamine Hydrochloride injection, Hypnox flunitrazepam tablets, and so on., on the web.
Between twenty sixth October 2021 and eighth August 2022, the staff of anti-narcotic officers assigned to the case established that he was promoting Tramadol 225mg and different medicine on-line.
“The suspect was arrested with some portions of Tramadol and Swiphnol model of Rohypnol on Monday eighth August at a bar within the Jabi space of Abuja the place he had gone to make some provides of orders”,
NDLEA chairman Mohamed Buba Marwa stated the investigation and arrest of the businessman ought to ship a robust message to these utilizing the web to promote illicit/managed medicine that the company will get them.
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