Fake meter inspector nabbed

Busted! Tanesco says they’ve caught a man pretending to work for them. A suspect is in police custody. Photo: Facebook/Tanesco

Utility provider Tanesco says they have nabbed a man posing as the company’s staff in Ilala.

The middle-aged man had been identifying himself as a meter inspector, says Tanesco in a statement on their Facebook page.

Tanesco says encouraging its customers to report any suspicious behaviour in what the company calls an ongoing effort to combat theft.

The suspect is being held by the police.

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