Two women have been apprehended for washing already used masks to resell to unsuspecting members of the public amid the coronavirus pandemic.
As the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic, two Mozambican women said to be employed by a Chinese national, were recently caught washing used facemasks with the intention of reselling it to residents of Sofala province in Mozambique.
According to a Journalist, Alexxandre who reported the incident via his Twitter handle, the face masks were immediately confiscated and destroyed.
He wrote “Dismantled in Dondo, province of Sofala, a group led by a Chinese citizen who was preparing about 25,000 damaged surgical masks for later sale at 25 meticais each.
“A real attack on public health.”
#Alerta: Desmantelado em Dondo, província de #Sofala, um grupo dirigido por um cidadão chinês que se encontrava a preparar cerca de 25,000 máscaras cirúrgicas danificadas para posterior venda a 25 meticais cada. Um verdadeiro atentado à saúde pública… #Mocambique pic.twitter.com/3eu091qMaU
— Alexandre (@AllexandreMZ) April 18, 2020