Nine people have been arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and millions of fake US dolars recovered.
9 arrested with millions of fake US dollars in DCI raid
16 arrested with fake dollars in Kilimani in 2 days
Among those arrested are 7 Congolese nationals, one Rwandese and one Ugandan.
The nine were busted in Kilimani are currently in police custody and will be presented in court.
Confirming the arrests on its social media platforms, DCI wrote that ”Nine people among them seven foreigners from DR Congo, #Rwanda & #Uganda were arrested Yesterday in Kilimani with millions of FAKE US Dollars.”
The identity of the suspects were revealed as Bongo Ulerech, Olivier Mango, George Sr Gboe, Richard Kabasili, Egid Musolieva,Timothy Muhumuza, Brian Kimani and Ken Lugwili.
“The suspects are currently in lawful custody and will be arraigned in court on Monday to face appropriate charges” added the statement.
Kilimani link to fake dollars
Kilimani is rapidly evolving to be the nerve center for fake currency with millions netted from the leafy suburb.
A similar raid on carried out by DCI operatives on Friday saw police arrest seven and recover millions of fake dollars in Kilimani.
Taking to Twitter, DCI announced that “An intelligence driven operation by #DCI Detectives in #Kilimani has led to the recovery of millions of Fake US Dollars and arrest of SEVEN suspects”.
The seven were identified as Stephen Mark, Noah Amollo, Ian Otieno, Jotham Mugo, Joseph Majanga, Peter Otieno & Kevin Otieno. Suspects to be charged on Monday.
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