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4 Arrested for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency :: Uganda Radionetwork
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4 Arrested for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency

The suspects were on Thursday evening found with counterfeit currency denominations of 10,000 and 50,000 shillings totalling to worth 14 million shillings in Patongo Town Council, Agago district.
Four residents of Lira district have been arrested for possession and distribution of counterfeit notes.

The suspects were on Thursday evening found with counterfeit currency denominations of 10,000 and 50,000 shillings totaling 14 million shillings in Patongo Town Council, Agago district.

The suspects include Shadrak Bua, a resident of Ayago village and 20-years-old, Hamsa Okello – a resident of Anai village Lira district. Others are Ivan Okwir Olanya, 27 and Moses Omara, all residents of Teso Bar. 

Albert Onyango, the Agago District Police Commander says the youth were reported to the police by a trader in Patongo Town Council from whom they had planned to defraud 5 Million Shillings.

Onyango says the youth asked the trader to pay them a fee of Five million shillings for printing for him 15 million shillings.



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