Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking directions to restrict sale of counterfeit Covid-19 vaccine

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the petitioner to withdraw his plea filed seeking directions limiting the sale of counterfeit vaccine for Covid-19 and framing of tips underneath the Disaster Management Act, 2005. The bench comprising judge S.A. Bobde, Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian asked the petitioner to form out a case by filing a contemporary plea with concrete facts.

The plea had been filed by Advocate Vishal Tiwari UN agency argued that criminal organisations could cause a threat to public health and safety by current faux and counterfeit Covid-19 vaccines. The plea expressed, “Interpol has issued a warning that with the invention of corona vaccine there’ll be a danger arise of counterfeit vaccine, that many criminal organization could perform and largely through on-line mode.”

The plea highlighted that on-line fraud has become regular criminal act and may be committed to dupe the innocent.

“It (India) will be a giant place of profit for criminal organizations and firms because it will be created a marketplace for merchandising counterfeit and pretend corona vaccine. Such organizations adopt a awfully sensible technique of message which might attract many innocent voters of our nation for getting the vaccine. on-line fraud has become regular criminal act committed and our nation is additionally facing this challenge, ” the plea expressed.

The vaccination drive is presently on within the country with 2 native vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin, factory-made by body fluid Institute of India and Asian nation Biotech severally.


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