The Uganda Revenue Authority recently nabbed a smuggler attempting to bring banned cosmetics into the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The cosmetics were stuffed inside footie pajamas to resemble a child. The cosmetics are illegal because they apparently contain hydroquinone and mercury. Police caught the smuggler on a bus at the Mpondwe border crossing.
Smugglers will do anything. This is a concealment of contraband cosmetics containing hydroquinone & mercury from DRC.
— Ian Rumanyika (@irumanyika) January 8, 2020