Five terror suspects arrested in Nairobi

At least five people have been arrested for allegedly. carrying out surveillance at Whiskey River Lounge along Kiambu Road barely a day after Intelligence reports alerted imminent terror attack in Kenya.

A statement from the police indicated that the suspects were arrested on early Sunday and several items recovered from them.

The police noted that the suspects were doing the surveillance using a white Toyota vitz.

Among the items recovered was a car, one pair of Kenyan Airforce trousers, a jungle T-shirt, a jungle hut and a jungle pair of trousers.

The suspects were identified as Mohamed Hassan Bario (Somalia national), Mohamed Adan (Kenyan driver), Ms Hodan Abdi Ismail (Somalia national), Ms Ifrah Mohammed Abshir (Somalia national) and Mohamed Abas Mohamud (a US citizen).

The suspects were placed on custody in Pangani.
Kenya Police have lately intensified a crackdown on terrorists, following reports that they were planning to hit strategic establishments.

Last week, Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered security forces to dismantle terror cells across the country.


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