Two arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit medicine in Mombasa


Two arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit medicine in Mombasa
packs of suspected Anti-snake venom “Puff Udder

Two suspects were Monday arrested and charged for allegedly being in possession and selling counterfeit medicine in Mombasa County.

According the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Evans Makhulu, 39, and David Mudanya, 40,  were found in possession of several packs of suspected Anti-snake venom ‘Puff Udder.’

“The two were nabbed and charged with being in possession of Trade Counterfeit Medicines C/ section 32 (a) as read with section 35 (1) of the Anti-Counterfeit Act of 2008 among other charges,” DCI said in a tweet.

The DCI said the suspects were nabbed in a joint operation between police and officers from the Pharmacy and Poison Board to nab the suspects.

The suspects, if found guilty, could face imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or to a fine, in respect of each article or item involved or both.

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