LAHORE: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has seized a shipment of 15,000 stents.
According to FIA officials, the stents have been imported from Belgium by a pharmaceutical company, Pak Punjab Cardex Medicl System.
The FIA has already registered an FIR (20/2017) against the management of Pak Punjab Cardex Medical System for entering the bidding of stents supply to Mayo Hospital by submitting a fake registration letter of Drug Regulator Authority of Pakistan (DRAP).
Sources further said that after learning that a shipment of 15,000 stents have reached Lahore airport, they informed the Customs which seized the same a few days back. Furthermore, FIA authorities have written a letter to DRAP to inspect the shipment and take legal actions against the illegal import of stents.