The DCI has this afternoon announced the arrest of a suspect with over Kshs.140 Billion in fake currencies. This is following the collaboration on between the DCI based at Kamukunji and the Kenya Police.
In a statement issued out on Friday afternoon by the DCI, the suspect was arrested after they intercepted a motor vehicle of registration number KBG 668F. This happened along Kilome Road.
Upon conducting a search on the vehicle, a consignment of fake 100 Dollar Bill notes amounting to over 1.4 USD and fake Kshs. 1ooo notes amounting to Ksh. 1.3 Million were recovered. This brings the total amount recovered from the vehicle to over Kshs. 140 Million.
One suspect by the name Gerald Wambugu Mwangi was arrested and is assisting the DCI in conducting further investigations.
The DCI is believed to have worked on intelligence information to nub the suspects. It is not clear where the man was coming from and where he was heading. But the DCI is expected to shed more light once the findings come out.
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“DCI detectives based at Kamukunji in collaboration with Kenya Police officers have today intercepted a motor vehicle registration number KBG 668F along Kilome Road where upon search, a consignment of FAKE 100 dollar Bill notes amounting to over 1.4 million US dollars and FAKE Ksh 1,000 notes amounting to Ksh 1.3 million were recovered. “The DCI statement read.
“One suspect by the name Gerald Wambugu Mwangi who was the driver of the said motor vehicle is in lawful custody helping with further investigations.” DCI noted