The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested two (2) suspected fake currency dealers at the Central Business District of Kumasi, Adum.
Police identified the suspects as Dauda Issah, 31 and Osman Issah 30 years respectively.
Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Juliana Obeng briefing the media said the two suspects were arrested at their hideout in Adum and had in their possession several fake bills of the Ghc10 denominations which they intended putting in circulation through unsuspecting victims since it could easily pass as genuine.
According to ASP Juliana Obeng, a search conducted in their house revealed a machine suspected to be used for production and fourteen (14) bundles of the suspected Ghc 10 bills.
“The suspected several Ghc10 notes were in fourteen (14) bundles which in total amounted to One Thousand Ghana cedis (Ghc1,000). Efforts are being made to arrest their accomplice, one Mallam Abdul-Rahaman Sulleman at his hideout in Teachiman or Tamale” she said.
The police spokesperson added, the suspects and exhibits are in police custody being prepared for court.