2 foreigners jailed for 10 years for being part of fake currency ring

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH JUNE 2018-The court has sentenced two foreigners  10 years  in jail after they were found guilty of being part of a transnational fake currency ring of about Sh111billion.

Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi has sent Mohammed Sani alias Dr Mustafa (Nigerian) and Ousman Ibrahim Bako (Cameroonian) behind bars after the prosecution proved its case against them.

The two will also serve additional six months for being in the country illegally.

The illegal immigrants were charged with being in possession of forgery papers on January 14 and 15, 2016 at Diamond Park II Estate in Nairobi.

They were allegedly found with 6,931,000 pieces of paper which were intended to make fake US dollars notes as well as 739,200 more for faking Euro currency notes.They have 14 weeks to appeal the sentence.

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