Investigators from the Director of Criminal Investigations unit have on Tuesday evening arrested key suspects in connection with the fake foreign currency reported to be worth 2 billion in Kenya Shillings that was stuffed at a cash safe in Barclays Bank Queensway branch.
The six suspects have been identified as:
Dr. Erick Adede- who is the alleged owner of the Safe Box
Mr. Ahmed Shah- Suspected to be an investor
Mr. Boaz Ochich – A Barclays Bank official,
Mr. Charles Manzi – A Barclays Bank official.
The other two are Ms. Elizabeth Muthoni and Ms. Irene Wairimu Kimani.
The DCI is also reportedly holding a witness who recorded statement with the investigating body.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that the fake notes were in 100 Dollar denominations.