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Fake dollars seized during raid at Plan 254 club in Kilimani

Some of the fake US dollars seized during the raid. /COURTESY.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 26- Detectives on Wednesday night raided Plan 254 Club in Kilimani area, and recovered large quantities of fake US dollars.

Also recovered is 3000 black notes of US dollars, 147 fake gold bars and four locked portable safes, police said.

The owner of the club was also arrested and was set to be arraigned with various charges after spending the night at the Parklands police station.

Fake gold bars were seized during the raid. /COURTESY.

Police have said they are concerned with the increase circulation of fake currency, both local and foreign, as Kenya draws closer to the September 30 deadline for the demonetization of the Sh1000 old notes.

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