“Kenya: Police arrest three terror suspects”
Posted on Friday 26 March 2010 - 10:26
Muhyadin Ahmed Roble, AfricaNews reporter in Nairobi, Kenya
SNIPPET: “Kenya police have arrested three suspected terrorists as they were planning to fly to Somalia, police officials said. The three suspects who were on board a plane that is carrying aid to Somalia attempted to fly to Mogadishu and were arrested at Wilson airport on Thursday.
The suspects identified as Suleman Essa a Somali-American citizen, who is on a terror watch list; Canadian Ahmed Ali Hassan and Kenyan Muhammed Hussein Hash and police arrested them as they are on board a plane carries aid to Somalia, according to AP.
A local Capital fm quoted a police source as saying The three suspects are being questioned to establish their activities in the country. They are being investigated over terrorism activities.
There are no specific charges against these three, but they are under investigation. We will let you know of the progress and if they will be charged in court, the Radio source added. “
SNIPPET: “Kenyan police also detained other four suspects in the port town of Mombasa on Wednesday.
Last week, a Somali-Australian citizen, who was suspected of terrorism links, has escaped from Kenya police custody at a border police station.”
SNIPPET: “The police officers are suspected of having recieved cash from the suspect to release him. The man had $3,400 (Sh258,400) on him when he was seized just after crossing the Uganda border, Daily nation published.”
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