The Anti-Counterfeit Authority have confiscated counterfeit mobile phones and phone accessories estimated to be valued at over Ksh.8 million along Nairobi’s Luthuli Avenue.
Accessories, that included chargers, phone covers, batteries and earphones were also confiscated after the authority raided shops in the area following complaints from phone manufacturer Samsung.
Five suspects were also arrested during the crack down.
“This is a crackdown that will continue. The agency has now focused completely on cracking down on all illicit and counterfeit products and will get rid of all of them from the market,” said ACA chief inspector Ibrahim Bule
Samsung brand consultant Peter Mutula, also assured Kenyans of value for money saying they are committed to rid off the market of counterfeit products.