Breaking news! Benshangul-Gumuz illegally transported $ 12,000 and 200,000 birr
The Assosa City Administration Police Department said a total of 12 thousand dollars and two hundred thousand birr were detained in the Benishangul Gumuz region. Deputy Inspector Dereje Ethana told EBC News Agency that the illegal money was originally from South Sudan.
According to EBC, the suspects have been arrested in Asosa with 200,000 Birr and $12,000 foreign currency to be exchanged in the black market. The arrest of the suspect are based on a suggestion from the community.
Police also announced that illegal gun had been found with four bullets along with the money. Further investigation is underway on the individual.