In a statement made by the DCI on Wednesday, the suspects are related to the Al-Shabaab terror network and have been dispatched to the nation in order to perpetrate acts of terrorism.
The eight Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir, who is suspected of being involved in the planning of the Dusit attack in 2019 as well as the 2010 Kampala bombing strikes, has been apprehended.
Peter Gichungu, Mohamud Abdi, Kassim Musa, Mohamed Ali Hussein, Ahmed Mohamed, Abdurahman Hija, and Erick Njoroge are among those who have contributed to this work.
Police believe that Mohamud Abdi Aden, a resident of Garissa county, was a member of the cell that orchestrated the Dusit attack in January 2019. He was arrested and charged with conspiracy to murder.
Kassim Musa Mwarusi, a Ukunda resident, is suspected of being involved in the radicalization of naïve adolescents in the districts surrounding the cities of Diani and Ukunda.
Mohamed Ali Hussein and Ahmed Ali Mohamed were apprehended in 2018 in connection with a purported Al-Shabaab attack that was stopped. They managed to escape from police custody in Somalia.
Detectives said Abdurahman Hija, a native of Nyeri county, was a member of a criminal group that terrorized inhabitants of the county before fleeing to Somalia, according to their findings.
Erick Njoroge is a Nigerian musician. A native of Nyeri, Wachira is believed to have joined the Al-Shabaab in 2016. Wachira is suspected of being involved in acts of armed robbery in the Karatina and Mukurweni sub counties.
Members of public have been urged to provide information that may lead to the arrest of the suspects.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.