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Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:30 - Updated Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:30

Police detain citizen with over USD 132,000 fake

Huambo - A 50-year-old citizen named Paulino José was caught red handed by the National Police in the Pedálé neighborhood, outside the municipality of Bailundo (Huambo), in possession of USD 132,600 fake.

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Martinho Kavita Satito, Director of Institutional Communcation and Press Office of the Interior Ministry delegation

Photo: Júlio Vilinga

With the same citizen, the National Police added at a press conference that aimed to balance the micro-operations carried out in the last 50 days, in the municipalities of Bailundo, Caála and Huambo, were found 7.2 kilograms of ruby, three of mercury in 12 trumalin powder and 500 milligrams of seawater.

According to the director of the Office of Institutional Communication and Press of the delegation of the Interior Ministry in Huambo, Martinho Kavita Satito, during these operations were also recovered 15 firearms, including AKM, GALLY, Macarov pistols and shotgun, which were in illegal possession of criminals.

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