Kenya: Two Ugandans Arrested in Kenya With Fake U.S. Currency

20 November 2019

Police in Mombasa are holding two Ugandan nationals who were nabbed with fake US currency.

Tindeyebwa Godfrey and Tayebwa Evans were arrested with $94, 100 (Shs.347 million).

The duo were apprehended at Punda Milia Paradise Apartment in Shanzu, Kisauni Sub-County.

A Mercedes Benz belonging to the two suspects was also confiscated during the operation by officers from the Coast regional police headquarters.

"The two used the vehicle to get into the country on Monday morning and we arrested them in the evening. The fake currency was stashed in silver safe box," said Mombasa county deputy county commander Joseph Chebii.

Mr Chebii said the two are being held at the Central Police Station in Mombasa and will be arraigned in court on Wednesday.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Monitor

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.