Latest fake currency suspects due in court to answer to various charges

The suspects, including foreigners are due in court today to answer to charges after they were found with millions in fake US currency.

This is the fifth such arrest involving fake foreign currency in the country over the past 12 months and it involves citizens of Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda.

Directorate of Criminal Investigations said, on Sunday, they had arrested nine suspects in Kilimani and they will arraigned on Monday for various charges.

A few weeks ago, KSh1.2 billion cache of fake foreign currency was confiscated by detectives at Queensway branch of Barclays Bank, which was discovered in a customer’s private safe at the bank.

Three suspects were arraigned in connection to what is believed to be a syndicate operating in the country. Earlier in the year, KSh32B was discovered at a house in Ruiru.


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