By G9ija

The Lagos State Police Command Said it has uncovered an uncompleted building where fake wine and other beverages were being produced.

The suspect Uju Daniel Ughanze 48-year-old who served as the producer was arrested during the raid at the fake wine factory

According to report , the uncompleted building also served as a residential apartment to the suspect’s family.

Lagos state commissioner of police, Imohimi Edgal, expressed shock and worry over the health implication of the fake wine when he visited the site.
He said samples of the product will be sent to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for laboratory analysis. Edgal also revealed that the building will be sealed until investigation is concluded.

He said, “Based on the information, I directed the Area Commander, Area P, Alagbado to mobilize to the scene, search and seal off the factory.

“When the team arrived the scene, they executed a search warrant which enabled them to search and recover the following items: 4000 bottles of already produced, packed and labeled adulterated wine of different brands. 1000 empty bottles, drums of different sizes and various chemicals and reagents used as raw materials and other tools used in the production of fake wine/ beverages.”
Police commissioner revealed that the products will be sent to NAFDAC for laboratory analysis (Vanguard)
Police commissioner revealed that the products will be sent to NAFDAC for laboratory analysis (Vanguard)
The police commissioner further revealed that the suspect, a secondary school dropout, has neither the requisite qualification nor license to embark on such a business.

Reacting to his arrest, the suspect disclosed that he has not started selling the product because he is yet to get NAFDAC approval.

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