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NAFDAC busts Fake Bottled Water Syndicate In Rivers
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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has busted a fake bottled water ring in Rivers state.
NAFDAC’s Public Relations Officer for Rivers State, Cyril Monye, said the perpetrators operated from a run-down shop masquerading as a pool house, at Pipe Line Road, Eneka, Port Harcourt.
According to him, the perpetrators filled used Eva plastic bottles with contaminated water sourced from a paint bucket, utilizing unhygienic rubber funnels covered with cloth as makeshift filters. Monye explained that the illicit scheme involved affixing pre-printed Eva labels onto the bottles and sealing them with counterfeit Eva caps.
He said NAFDAC was pursuing leads to locate and apprehend the the ringleader, who is at large.

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