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"Gautam Gambhir has Done Disservice; Even with Best of Intentions they are Malpractices": Delhi HC Directs Drug Controller to Investigate Hoarding of Covid Drugs

Lawstreet Journal 26 May 2021 3:16am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary "Gautam Gambhir has Done Disservice; Even with Best of Intentions they are Malpractices": Delhi HC Directs Drug Controller to Investigate Hoarding of Covid Drugs

The Delhi High Court on May 24, 2021 directed the Drug Controller of Delhi to look into the procurement and distribution of FabiFlu by Member of Parliament from the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Gautam Gambhir and asked for necessary action as per law (Dr. Deepak Singh v. Union of India).

A division bench including Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh was hearing a public interest prosecution (PIL) demanding for filing of a first information report (FIR) over the charges that politicians could procure in huge quantities and distribute Covid-19 medicines even as groups of patients were running from one place to another to get the medications.

The bench said Gambhir, who addresses East Delhi in the Lok Sabha, probably did it with best of intentions yet he was aware that the medicine was in short supply. "Is that responsible conduct? Should he not have realized that medications are in lack for other people. He even has a few stocks now. This implies that when individuals were running helter- shelter, he was having it in excess. When individuals were not getting medications, should he not have thought about this? Numerous individuals have suffered because of this. This was no way”, the court said.

The court stated that on May 7, 2021, the Delhi Police was directed to investigate the alleged hoarding of oxygen cylinders even as it refused to direct the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the case acting on a plea by a person, Deepak Singh. 

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