5 Ghanaians arrested for producing and selling fake hand sanitizers (Video)

5 Ghanaians arrested for producing and selling fake hand sanitizers (Video)

- 5 individuals who include a husband and his wife have been arrested for making and selling fake hand sanitizers

- All the suspects were arrested at a suburb of Techiman on March 25, after a tip-off was given to the police

- Apart from the fake sanitizers, the police retrieved other products such as mouth wash, 'saviour water', and sexual healing products among several others

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A Ghanaian gentleman Opoku Ababio and his wife Dorothy Opoku along with three other accomplices have been arrested for making and selling fake hand sanitizers.

In a video report sighted YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of Joy FM, the illegal hand sanitizer manufacturing unit was at a suburb of Techiman where all the five suspects were arrested.

Ghana as a country is witnessing a shortage in hand sanitizers following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the country which requires constant washing of hands or use of hand sanitizers.

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Watch the full video report below:

The Techiman Divisional Police Commander Ohene-Boadi Bossman revealed that the suspects were reported to the police and the operation was carried out in the afternoon of Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

It appears that the accomplices have been in the business for a long time as they had a well-designed banner giving the impression that the place was a registered centre branded as Dr Mina Herbal Center.

Apart from the fake sanitizer, the police retrieved other products such as mouth wash, saviour water, sexual healing products among several others.

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It is indicated that the 'factory' and processes that were used in producing the health products are despicable and totally against the standards of the Food and Drugs Authority.

All the suspects are reportedly in the police custody as investigations continue.

In other news, a gentleman from Nigeria who appears to be in his late twenties or early thirties has released a hot video firing Ghanaians for not appreciating the efforts of their president, asking for Nana to come and rule Nigeria.

In the video sighted by , the passionate Nigerian mentions that Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is taking highly drastic measures to combat COVID-19 and keeps Ghanaians updated with what's ongoing in the country.

He strongly goes ahead to assert that Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian president does not even have adequate knowledge on what's going on regarding COVID-19 around the world.

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