Over Ksh.1.5 billion in fake US dollars seized in Pangani


Over Ksh.1.5 billion in fake US dollars seized in Pangani
Fake currency notes found stashed in a bag in a room at Eden House Flats in Pangani Shopping Centre. PHOTO| DCI

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have seized over Ksh.1.5 billion in fake US dollars at a house in Nairobi’s Pangani estate.

According to the DCI, the fake currency notes were found stashed in a bag in a room at Eden House Flats in Pangani Shopping Centre.

One suspect identified as Yassin Ahmed Osman was arrested in the intelligence-led operation.

The 29-year-old suspect has since been detained pending arraignment.

“DCI Starehe Detectives are pursuing the case to neutralize the entire chain of perpetrators,” said the DCI in a tweet.

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