WASA investigates claim of criminals using WASA uniforms

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 20:00

The Water and Sewage Authority is currently investigating a claim on social media that criminals are posing as WASA employees to get access to private residences for the purpose of robbing them.

WASA Communications Manager Daniel Plenty says the authority is looking into the claims but is asking the public to come forward with any information as to where the alleged instances have happened. 

The allegation went viral on instant messaging platform, What's App.

In the recording, a male voice is heard referring to an incident he said happened not far from where he was.

He says;

"People are coming into your compound and to your areas with WASA uniforms posing a WASA workers and they will come in and ask for assistance and rob you. (An) incident happened where one of the guys pushed a gun into one of the guys mother's mouth. So fellas be very careful as people are posing with WASA uniforms." 

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