Thursday, May 13, 2021

Three foreigners arrested in Ruiru with fake cash and gold

DCI detectives based in Ruiru have arrested three Cameroonian nationals in possession of fake Ksh 350 million US Dollars, a pistol, and 28 rounds of ammunition.

The three suspects namely Paulin Francis Proper, Njikam Omar, and Job Kentong, are reported to be in the country illegally with the third one found in possession of a refugee identity card.

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“Detectives based in Ruiru have recovered over Sh350 Million in fake US dollars and Pounds, one Glock pistol and 28 rounds of 9mm calibre, from 3 Cameroonian nationals.

The suspects, Paulin Francis Proper and Njikam Omar were found to be in the country illegally while the third suspect Job Kentong, holds a refugee identity card.” Said DCI

During the raid, the detectives were able to recover fake gold nuggets and gold bars in addition to a firearm belonging to Paulin Francis whose firearm license had already expired.

“In an operation conducted last evening within BTL area in Ruiru, the detectives also recovered over 250 kilograms of fake gold nuggets and gold bars. Upon further interrogation of Paulin Francis who is the main suspect detectives raided his house in Muthaiga North where the firearm was recovered.

Detailed investigations revealed that the firearm belonged to a fourth suspect Loise Kaguongo, who was holding it illegally since her firearms license had expired.” Said DCI

A total of 10 mobile phones were also recovered with the police believing that the suspects are part of a wider syndicate defrauding unsuspecting Kenyans.

“Kaguongo operates over 10 mobile money outlets and detectives believe that she is the link between the suspects & a wider criminal syndicate that is defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.” Said DCI

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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