The sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force, City West Zone Team, along with drug control officials, raided on SS Medicals located at LIC Colony, Mehdipatnam here and apprehended one person by name Mohd. Sarfaraz Khan who was selling medicines without any medical prescription and seized habit-forming medicines, Codeine Phosphate Cough syrup-34, Aprozolam tablets-1780,and Spasmo Proxyvon plus tablets-192 from his possession.
Enquiries revealed that Mohd.Sarfaraz Khan is running the Medical Shop since 1998. On credible information, the West Zone Task Force team along with Drug Inspector, raided on his shop and found that he is selling medicines without any medical prescription on high rates and earning money illegally, due to which people were addicted for these medicines. As such, he was apprehended and seized habit-forming medicines from his possession.
Codeine is found in opium and it is extracted from opium. Arozolam is a psychotropic substance and it causes difficulty in breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue etc. Spasmo Proxyvon used for Anaesthesia and it is probably unsafe to use.
The apprehended shop owner along with the seized material was handed over to Drug Inspector, Mehdipatnam Division, for further action. The raid was conducted under the supervision of B.Limba Reddy, Dy.Commissioner of Police, Commissioner’s Task Force, by L.Raja Venkat Reddy, Inspector of Police, West Zone Team, Ravi Kiran, Drug Inspector, Mehdipatnam Division, with the assistance of SIs M.Prabhakar Reddy, P.Mallikarjun, V.Kishore, L.Bhaskar Reddy and the Staff of West Zone Team, Commissioner’s Task Force. (NSS)