Police in Kasungu have arrested 35-year-old Filodi Goodson for allegedly being found in possession of fake K2,000 banknotes amounting to K320,000.
Kasungu Police spokesperson, Inspector Harry Namwaza says the suspect was arrested at Vijumo village in the area of Traditional Authority Mwase in the district on Tuesday.
He says “police detectives got a tip that there was a man lodging at Midima Resthouse who was in possession of K,2000 fake banknotes”.
Namwaza says when the officers followed the tip, they managed to arrest the suspect.
“The notes bear the same serial number AT4426785,” said Namwaza.
Police says the suspected fake banknotes will be taken to the Reserve Bank of Malawi for authentication before the suspect is taken to court.
Goodson hails from Ngolovani village, Traditional Authority Nsakambewa in Dowa district.
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