Crimes

Somali National nabbed with fake $15 million charged in court

On Tuesday December 10, 2019 Yassin Ahmed Osman  was arrested at a rented apartment within Pangani in possession of fake US dollar currency in $100 denominations was arraigned at a Nairobi magistrates court on Wednesday December 11, 2019.

The accused was charged with two counts:being in possession of fake cash amounting to $15.6 million and being unlawfully present in Kenya.

The accused had been arrested after members of the public tipped Sergeant Rashid Mohamed with information that the accused was in possession of fake money inside his house.

The accused denied the charges.

Appearing at Makadara law courts before Senior Prinicpal Magistrate Angelo Kithiji , the accused was freed on a Ksh 1 million bond with a surety of similar amount.

The case is scheduled for hearing on April 2020.


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