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Two Arrested in Mbale City for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency

They were arrested on Friday around ABSA Bank in Mbale City in an operation led by the Mbale District Police Commander Arafat Kato. Kato says that they received intelligence information that they were planning to sell the fake currencies to Banks and unsuspecting people in the area.
Anzima Jackline and Rashid Mudebo at Mbale Central Police Station
Two people have been arrested in Mbale for allegedly dealing with counterfeit money.

The suspects are Rashid Mudebo a resident of Namanyonyi in Mbale City and Jacqueline Anzilim a Kenyan National from Busia.   They were arrested on Friday around ABSA Bank in Mbale City in an operation led by the Mbale District Police Commander Arafat Kato.

Kato says that they received intelligence information that the two were planning to sell the fake currencies to Banks and unsuspecting people in the area.  

Kato said that the suspects were found in a vehicle Mark II Reg. Number UBH377F which they use in their mission. He adds that when they searched the vehicle, police recovered 500 fake US Dollar notes,master keys, handkerchiefs sprayed with chloroform and other equipment used for breaking padlocks.

They are currently held at Mbale Central Police Station.

URN has also learnt the Crime Intelligence Department has asked Mbale Police to transfer the two suspects to Kampala where they are wanted for other charges.   

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