Police seize cache of fake foreign cash and gold nuggets

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) early Tuesday morning raided building along Kiboko/Mukoma road recover millions of fake US Dollars, Zambian Kwachas and over 100 kilograms of fake Gold nuggets.

Detectives said they also arrested 8 suspects, among them four foreign nationals and four Kenyans.

The Eight suspects are Ruhota Kabagale, a Congolese, Manson Chogga Mtassi, a Tanzanian, Chukunosho Francis Ogbuanu, a Nigerian and Konie Kalist, a Tanzanian. The Kenyans are Boniface Mtwasi Anjere, Robert Riagah, Arthur Caleb Otieno and Michael Omondi Okengo.

The arrest comes barely hours after DCI detectives Monday evening arrested six suspects aged between 26 years and 64 years at an apartment in Kilimani, Nairobi and recovered over 50 kilograms of suspected Gold nuggets and Gold Export documents.

The suspects were four Rwandese nationals-Niyitegeka Seveun, Dushimirimana Egide, Zilimwabagabu Jacques, Ngaragura Emmanuel and two Kenyans; Grace Wairimu & Erascos Katiku.

Over 50kgs of suspected Gold nuggets + Gold Export documents recovered.

The suspects will be charged once necessary process is complete.

Meanwhile, three Police officers stationed in Kamukunji and Railways police stations were Monday arrested by DCI Detectives for masquerading as Flying Squad officers and robbing people.

The three Constables are Oliver Tambo Mayabi, Kelvin Andaje and Dancun Wasike.

During the arrest DCI Detectives managed to recover handcuffs and other items.

Elsewhere, officers on patrol Tuesday responded to screams of help from three victims of robbery at Mlango Kubwa area.

According to the detectives, the gang refused to surrender leading to two being fatally injured while one escaped.

Two victims were robbed off and one seriously injured. A Revolver loaded with 3 rounds of ammunitions and Somali sword were recovered.


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