injectable Artemether seized

40,000 vials of injectable Artemether seized

40,000 vials of injectable Artemether seized

The Nioro Mobile Customs Brigade Officers, Kaolack Subdivision, seized 4,000 boxes of injectable Artemether containing 10 vials each, for a total of 40,000 vials.  The seizure took place in the fields between Nioro and Taïba Niassène, on Thursday, October 1st, 2020. Traffickers took advantage of the development of seedlings to hide counterfeit drugs in plantations. But customs’ intelligence with the collaboration of populations allowed to take off these products from the consumption circuit. The drugs are estimated at nearly 30 million CFA francs.

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