Six hundred fake sanitizer bottles seized at Peshawar plaza

PESHAWAR: Six hundred bottles of fake hand sanitizers were seized by police at a plaza in Faqirabad area of provincial metropolis on Saturday.

The raid was jointly conducted by the district administration, Peshawar Additional Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Shafiq Afridi and Faqirabad SHO Javed Akhtar. Some six arrests were also made in fake sanitizer case.

The country is currently facing a shortage of face masks and hand sanitizer amid its battle with the coronavirus.

The government has repeatedly warned stores and manufacturing companies against hoarding and profiteering of the product.

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