9 foreigners held with fake notes in Dhaka

Rapid Action Battalion arrested 10 people including nine foreigners along with huge amount of counterfeit notes and fake currency-making materials in Bashundhara residential area of Dhaka last night.

Seven of the detainees are Cameroon citizens, who have been identified as Abdou Nassara,35, Jean Claude, 40, Gonou Desire, 37, Mimba Serges, 37, Kambiwa Dieu Nedort, 43, Moguem Solo, 42, Tiadeu Barnard, 34.

Two of them are nationals of Congo -- Ngonga Diasonama Merlin, 41, and Mutombo Nzail Yousouf, 44 -- while another is Bangladeshi, Mare Moyna Poroi Taylor.

“Of them, five foreigners could not show any passports and the rest have their passports with expired visas,” said Commanding Officer of Rab-2 Lt Col Md Mohiuddin Ahmed.

“The gang used to trap people and sell fake dollars in the market,” Rab sources said.

source:Daily star