Nine people among them seven foreigners from DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda were arrested yesterday in Kilimani, Nairobi with millions of counterfeit US Dollars.
The nine include Bongo Ulerech, Olivier Mango, George Sr Gboe, Richard Kabasili, Egid Musolieva,Timothy Muhumuza, Brian Kimani and Ken Lugwili.
“The suspects are currently in lawful custody and will be arraigned in court on Monday to face appropriate charges,” tweeted the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
On Friday, sleuths from the DCI arrested seven suspects in connection to millions of fake US dollars nabbed in the same area, which is suspected to be the hotbed of fake currency.
The suspects are: Stephen Mark, Noah Amollo, Ian Otieno, Jotham Mugo, Joseph Majanga, Peter Otieno and Kevin Otieno.
According to the DCI, the suspects were arrested following intelligent reports.
The seven will be arraigned on Monday.
Last month, in a similar operation, sleuths recovered millions of fake US Dollars, Zambian Kwachas and over 100 kilograms of fake gold nuggets along Kiboko/Mukoma Road in Nairobi.
Four foreigners-one Congolese, two Tanzanians, one Nigerian and four Kenyans were arrested.