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PRESS RELEASE :  UNBS, Police Arrest Man over Impersonation

  29th November , 2016

In Pursuant of its mandate, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) in collaboration with Police have arrested a man for posing as a UNBS surveillance officer with the intention of extorting money from Bojje Bushera Factory found in Seeta Bajo.

According to the Assistant Superintendent of Police of Seeta Police station Kananura Joshua, Nickson Ceaser Wanderah claimed to be working with UNBS as a surveillance officer who approached the factory and requested for 8 million shillings or elsewhere would recommend for suspension of production of the factory once their products are found not conforming to standards

On suspicion, the owner of the company Mr. Kyomudendo Simoen tipped off police who made the arrest on 24th November 2016.

The suspect was found in possession of a UNBS work Identity Card (ID) and gown. The ID reads as Field Officer under Compliance and Quality Assurance Department.

The suspect is to be presented to court and charged with impersonation.

UNBS wishes to call upon the GENERAL PUBLIC to report any suspicions through our toll-free number 0800 133 133.

Barbara Kamusiime

Public Relations officer

Uganda National Bureau of Standards

0752300077

28TH November 2016