Gov't Establish Task Force to Combat Counterfeit Drugs and Foods

Meilikhah    •    26 Oktober 2016 16:16 WIB
law enforcement
Gov't Establish Task Force to Combat Counterfeit Drugs and Foods
National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian (Photo: Antara/Yudhi Mahatma)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The National Police and the National Agency of Drugs and Foods (BPOM) has established a joint task force to combat counterfeits drugs and foods.

"The Criminal Investigation agency (Bareskrim) will be the spearhead," said National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian in Jakarta on Wednesday (10/26).

"Hopefully, we can protect the public from counterfeit drugs and foods," Tito continued.

Meanwhile, BPOM head Penny Lukito mentioned that her agency will share information with law enforcement institutions.

"We will also eradicate illegal fees in the agency," she stated.


(WAH)