Detectives at Directorate of Criminal investigation- based in Kilimani, have in the wee hours of today morning, discovered fake currencies totaling to hundreds of millions of shillings, at a house in Makaazi apartments, in the upmarket Kilimani neighborhood.
A total of 6.8Million fake US dollars, 490,000 fake Euros, and 6.4 Million Kenya Shillings was recovered stashed in metal boxes, in the early morning raid that saw two suspects namely Samuel Maina and Boniface Mungai arrested.
Also recovered were jerrycans with an unknown liquid, DeLaRue branded badges and a seal, all suspected to be used in printing of the fake currencies. Assorted documents, customs reflector jackets, United Nations and National Treasury stickers were also confiscated.
The suspects were placed in custody as crime scene detectives combed the apartment for more clues, in what appeared to be a well coordinated, fake currency syndicate. The recovery of the fake currency, followed a report filed by a concerned member of the public, through the DCI toll free line 0800722203.
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Detectives based at DCI-Kilimani, have in the wee hours of today morning, discovered fake currencies totalling to hundreds of millions of shillings, at a house in Makaazi apartments, in the upmarket Kilimani neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/OwnKezBqOi
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