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Sh200 million fake money seized in Kileleshwa

By Babu Tendu | Sep 6th 2019 | 1 min read

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) on Thursday confiscated fake money accumulating to over Sh200 million in Kileleshwa.

The money, said to be in form of fake US Dollars, Euros and pounds, was seized after officers of the DCI acted on a tip-off.

One suspect, 27-year old Bobby Kariuki was arrested in connection to the fake money and is set to appear in court on today to be charged with forgery.

“Over 200 million shillings in fake US Dollars, Euros & Pounds was confiscated yesterday in Kileleshwa by officers acting on a tip-off & one suspect; 27-year-old Bobby Kariuki Kimani arrested- He’ll be arraigned today & charged with Forgery contrary to Section 367(a)of Penal Code. ”wrote the DCI.

Elsewhere five suspects have been arrested in connection to 21 pieces of elephant tusks weighing 72 kilograms in Baringo County.

The five; Joseph Kariuki, Joseph Lewalen, Kurkamar Lokoriar, Turu Katikit and Amos Kamarnyang are also set to appear in court on today.

“21 PIECES of Elephant Tusks weighing 72 Kilograms were Yesterday recovered at Alem area in Ripko location, Baringo County and FIVE Suspects-Joseph Kariuki, Joseph Lewalen, Kurkamar Lokoriar, Turu Katikit & Amos Kamarnyang- arrested & in custody. To be arraigned Today” read a tweet by the DCI.

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