BY ABEDNEGO MBUA – Hawk eyed DCI detectives yesterday busted a counterfeit syndicate involving at least ten foreigners.
The crooks are led by two Pakistani nationals; a notorious 26-year-old Abas Mazammil and 24-year-old Ali Sheraz. The duo were nabbed on Friday afternoon arrested along Westlands Road by a joint team of DCI detectives from Parklands and Anti Counterfeit Agency Inspectors.
The operation was made possible by spot, intelligence…provided by anti cover detectives.
The suspects were found in possession of several assorted counterfeits; HP Laser Jet toner cartridges, Samsung toner cartridges and Canon cartridges, all valued at over Kshs. 75 Million. Also confiscated were;
Pedal plastic sealing machine compressor,
Printing machine cartridge body label,
Hot melt glue gun,
Counterfeit HP security seals,
Empty flat boxes labeled ‘HP laser jets’ and
Empty bubble bags.
The suspects have been placed in lawful custody awaiting arraignment in court on Monday. All the confiscated goods kept as exhibits.