The Director of Interpol Fred Yiga has cautioned the public against devouring fake merchandise available, saying they may have broader results later in their lives.
Yiga made the warning while showing fake merchandise seized amid seven days operation in downtown Kampala at Interpol home office in Kololo.
Amid the joint task, different merchandise including oils, nourishments, mattresses, hardware and books were seized.
While pushing his finger into a fake mattress easily, Yiga said, “You might know what problem a counterfeit mattress can cause to your child.”
Similarly, while holding up a fake extension, Yiga said, “You purchase an extension and when you utilize it, it begins starting and before you know it, there is a fire. At that point, you blame neighbours for setting your home ablaze. The issue is the phoney device you purchased.”
He cautioned the general population that somethings on advertising were shoddy however have expansive results on their lives. As indicated by him vehicles were breaking down frequently because of phoney grease oils in the market.
Yiga insisted the brand owners to find a way to secure their brands and the general population.
As indicated by Yiga, counterfeiting was flourishing as a direct result of greed. He promised to proceed with the task.
Other offices like URSB, UNBS, URA and Police also took part in the activity.