Earlier, similar action was taken under these two stringent Acts against two persons each in Jabalpur and Ujjain and one each in Sagar and Satna for the black-marketing of oxygen.
The fake medicine, which contained only glucose water and salt, had been supplied by an inter-state gang based in Gujarat, police said.
Under the NSA, one can be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if the authorities are satisfied that the person is a threat to national security or law and order.
The law was invoked by district magistrate Avinash Lavania on the recommendation of Assistant Excise Commissioner Sanjiv Dubey, said a public relations department official.
The Supreme Court refused to interfere with an Allahabad High Court verdict quashing the detention of Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordering his immediate release.
Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Allahabad HC order quashing detention of Kafeel Khan under NSA
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said the court does not see any reason to interfere with the judgment of the High Court.
The medico took a jibe at the UP STF in a veiled reference to the Vikas Dubey encounter, saying he was grateful to the sleuths as they spared his life while bringing him from Maharashtra
The high court on Tuesday quashed Khan's detention under the NSA and ordered his immediate release, saying his speech at the AMU didn't promote hatred or violence.