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Violator fined RO1000for selling expired drugs, pharmacy closed


Aprimary court at Al Buraimi issued a ruling against a violator who works for a polyclinic, for offering for sale expired drugs. The violator was fined RO 1000; and expired drugs confiscated. 


A consumer submitted a complaint to the Public Authority for Consumer Protection at Al Buraimi saying that he bought drugs from a pharmacy to find that all drugs he bought were expired.
After taking all legal procedure, a raid on the pharmacy was launched; a variet of drugs were found expired. After resuming investigations, it has been found that the pharmacy is closed since 6 months; and one of the nurses used to sell expired drugs to patients at the back of the owner of the polyclinic. 


 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law

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