One of the accused Ghouse Pasha was a conduit of IMS joint director Padma, who had collected stocks of medicines and kits from IMS and dispensaries.
ACB officials questioned the IMS staff regarding the purchase orders placed at highest rates of contract to pharma companies.
The ACB officials have arrested eight IMS staff including the managing director and staff of Omni Medi.
Following the government’s nod, the agency had taken up the investigation into irregularities and corruption in Insurance Medical Services.
Some life-changing technologies are very costly, thereby making them less affordable and accessible to poorer communities,” AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said.