Masindi || Bunyoro Sqoop News: Four men have been arrested by police after attempting to defraud Masindi post bank in Masindi town, Masindi district.
The district police commander Samuel Odongo identified the suspects as Gerald Abigaba, a resident of Kyema, Julius Kagoro, a resident of Kisarabwire, Rajab Safiq, a resident of Kisarabwire and Ira Hassan, a resident of Kyema in Karujubu division in Masindi district.
Odongo said that police first arrested Abigaba and Kagoro yesterday after receiving a call from the bank manager as they tried to exchange 700 fake dollars into Ugandan money.
The DPC revealed that Abigaba and Kagoro mentioned Hasan and Rajab as being the ones who had sent them to exchange the money and led police to them resulting into their arrest later.
Odongo added that police was still investigating the matter with the aim of establishing and arresting the people involved in the distribution of counterfeit.
The police officer says the suspects would be charged with possession of counterfeit money.He also asks the public to always be keen when receiving money to avoid being coned.