Man carrying 110 thousand US dollars caught in Gonder, Ethiopia

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borkena
July 24, 2019

A man carrying 110 thousand US dollars is reportedly caught in a checkpoint near Soroka, in Tegede, North Gonder zone.

According to Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA) on Wednesday, which cited police in the region, the man was caught around 3 p.m. in the afternoon.

 Deputy Commander Asemamaw who is from Central Gonder Zone police division crime investigation unit said that the suspect is identified as Gebrehiwot Asmare and he was traveling to Mera. 

In terms of occupation, the ID card he was carrying identified him as an unemployed man. Gebrehiwot was also carrying Pound Sterling.

Police did not yet establish the origin and purpose of the cash, and if there is an entity, political or otherwise, behind the man.



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