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Pharmacist jailed for illegally selling drugs in UK

Niren Patel has been jailed for a year

By: Sarwar Alam

An pharmacist who stole almost £5,000 worth of prescription drugs and then sold them on the street has been jailed for one year by a UK court. Niren Patel had appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court and pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by abuse of a position of trust, possession with intent to supply a Class B drug and five counts of possession to supply a Class C drug. He was sentenced to a total of 12 months’ imprisonment on Friday. “Patel abused his position as a pharmacist by creating fraudulent orders for prescription drugs and then sold them…

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