Two Ugandan brothers held by police over fake us currency in Mombasa

By Chris Sambu  

Police are holding two Ugandan nationals who were nabbed with fake US currency. The two brothers Tindeyebwa Godfrey and Tayebwa Evans were arrested with $94, 100 equivalent to Kshs 9.41 million.

The foreigners were arrested at Punda Milia Paradise Apartment in Shanzu, Kisauni Sub-County where they had been checked in on Monday evening unaware that investigators were monitoring their movements.

A Mercedes Benz belonging to the two suspects was confiscated during the operation by officers from the coast regional police headquarters. According to Mombasa county, Deputy County Commander Joseph Chebii the two are being held at the central police station in Mombasa and will be arraigned in court once the investigations are thorough.