Six People Arrested For Manufacturing Fake Kenya Revenue Authority Stamps

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Police have arrested six people linked to manufacturing fake Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) stamps in Nairobi.

"Following the ongoing crackdown on counterfeit products in the market dubbed 'Operation Uchumi,' detectives have escalated the crackdown to suspects manufacturing fake counterfeited Kenya Revenue Authority stamps and arrested six suspects," said the police.

Peter Mburu, James Kigera, Frankline M'Mburia, Mary Wanjiku, Titus Ndegwa and Jane Muthoni were rounded up Tuesday in different parts of the city, and counterfeit stamps, including those from Tanzania Revenue Authority and Uganda Revenue Authority, were recovered.

Police said one of the suspects Titus Ndegwa who was arrested at his residence in Thindigua, Central Kenya, was found to be a civilian firearm holder whose firearm, a Glock pistol loaded with 9 rounds of ammunition, was confiscated.

The suspects are currently in custody at police custody and being processed for arraignment.

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