SUSPECTED KENYAN YOUTH BEHIND FAKE MONEY PRINTING AND CIRCULATION AMOUNTING TO 137M REMANDED

Suspect involve in “money wash wash” Samuel Maina and Boniface Mungai at Kibera Law Nairobi County Kenya where they will spend more days in Police custody for investigation to be completed. PHOTO /CHRIS OJOW

KENYAN YOUTH BEHIND FAKE MONEY CIRCULATION AMOUNTING TO 137M REMANDED

 

By Chris Ojow

 

Two youthful Kenyans will spend the labour day

holiday in Kenyan Police custody after the lower

criminal Court granted the prayers of the

Country top Detectives to complete preliminary

investigations.

The two in their 20s, Samuel Maina and Boniface Mungai  were

arrested within the notorious Kilimani Estate Nairobi County

Kenya on allegations of being behind fake the

money printing and circulation syndicate.

Where during the undercover operation, the

the Country hawkeyed Detectives managed to

to recover over 137 million fake Kenya shillings,

Some in foreign currency and huge sums of

1000 ksh in recently newly launched currency, Kenya Revenue

Authority Customs Reflector Jackets, the Country Treasury stickers,

machine used in printing fake foreign currency and local money

Kenya shillings and steal boxes including several safes.

Appearing before Senior Principal Magistrate

Philip mutua at Kibera Law Court Nairobi

County Kenya on Thursday 29th April year

2021 at 1.42pm East Africa Time. Under

Miscellaneous application filed and submitted

by State Prosecution seeking for more days

to complete processing the suspects Samuel

Maina and Boniface Mungai both Kenyans, in

analysing the gadgets recovered during the

operation, the Court in a short ruling granted

the detectives five days and ordered the

suspects be produced before the duty court

for plea taking and further direction on Tuesday

4th May.
The suspects in their defence through their

officer of the Court Peter Omingo objected to

the State application seeking to detain them for

more days and urged the Court to grant them

bond to appear before the investigators for

further questioning, a request which was

dismissed by the Duty Court.

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