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.
OVER 15 MILLION FAKE US Dollars were early today Seized from a room at Eden House Flats in Pangani Shopping Centre- Nairobi, & a 29-Year-Old suspect; Mr. Yassin Ahmed OSMAN arrested. Acting on intelligence, Detectives stormed the Hse & conducted a search upon which a Black Bag.. pic.twitter.com/3zxHPMWi90
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) December 10, 2019
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