Man arrested for possession of fake US dollar notes

30Dec 2021
The Guardian Reporter
Tabora
The Guardian
Man arrested for possession of fake US dollar notes

Police in Nzega district, Tabora region have arrested 33 year-old Edson Mathayo for being in possession of fake cash notes worth 4,600 US dollars which is equivalent to 10.6 million Tanzanian shillings.

Tabora Police Commander, Richard Abwao.

 

Speaking to journalists about the arrest, Tabora Police Commander, Richard Abwao, said the suspect, a local businessman was arrested today, Thursday, December 30, 2021 while he was enroute to a bank to change the fake US dollar currency notes into Tanzanian shillings in a bank branch located in Tabora municipality.

“The police arrested the businessman before he could succeed in realizing his intentions,” said Commander Abwao.

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