KALASIN: The Office of the Consumer Protection Board (OCPB) will not be concerned in the manufacturing of a banned weight-loss drug discovered in giant portions in a police raid on a manufacturing unit in this northeastern province on Saturday morning, based on an OCPB launch made out there to the media on Sunday.
The particular person accused of involvement is in truth a police officer in the Consumer Protection Police Division, says the discharge.
More than 1 million weight-loss capsules had been seized after a workforce of police and troopers searched a home in Na Mon district on Saturday and located powder containing sibutramine, which is banned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), alongside with gelatin and packaging. The home was additionally used because the workplace of D.D. Cosmed Co.
Wassapassorn Sulamnat, 52, claimed to be the proprietor of the home.
The authorities proceeded to raid two warehouses about two kilometres away and located extra portions of the powder imported from China, greater than 1 million weight-loss capsules, cardboard bins and different gadgets.
The actions adopted the loss of life of a 30-year-old lady in Ang Thong after taking weight-loss capsules that she had ordered on-line.
Ms Wassapassorn admitted the manufacturing of the capsules had not obtained approval from the FDA. She accused an official of the OCPB of invovement, saying he equipped the drug energy used in the manufacturing and was paid 20,000 baht a month.
On Sunday morning, a gathering was held at Na Mom police station between cops led by Pol Maj Gen Tinnarat Phetphansri, the Kalasin police chief, and Pathawee Yaowalak, a particular investigator from the OCPB, to debate the accusation made by Ms Wassapassorn.
It was initially agreed that the particular person talked about by Ms Wassapassorn was not an OCPB official. Further investigation can be carried out to determine the information, Pol Maj Gen Tinnarat mentioned.
The OCPB assertion launched on Sunday says that the particular person was in truth a police officer connected to the Consumer Protection Police Division, with headquarters situated on the authorities workplace advanced on Chaeng Watthana street in Nonthaburi province.
“The name and rank of the police officer have been identified,” the assertion says, however doesn’t elaborate.