Jan 20, 2022

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DCI names 8 most wanted Al-Shabaab terror suspects

Some of the suspects are said to have been involved in the planning of the Dusit D2Complex attack three years ago.

The eight are said to be highly trained, armed and dangerous and are said to have been sent into the country to commit acts of terrorism Commit.

“The DCI appeals to the public to provide voluntary information that could lead to the arrest of the following eight terror suspects connected to the Al-Shabaab terror network,” DCI said on George Kinoti Twitter.

Mohammed Ali Hussein and Ahmed Ali Mohamed are refugees who are reported to have fled after being arrested in the Merti area of ‚Äč‚ÄčIsiolo County. They were used in the country in 2018 to carry out an attack using an improvised vehicle explosive device (VBIED).

Security officers managed to thwart the attack, but the two fled to Somalia.

Abdurahman Hija alias Mnubi from Nyeri County is said to have been a member of a criminal gang that terrorized the residents of the city of Nyeri before he fled to Somalia in 2016 to join the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.

Lost Training

In Somalia he was trained and used in combat before being sent into the country to carry out attacks.

Eric Njoroge Wachira aka Mohamed Njoroge aka Moha, a resident of Nyeri County, is believed to have been a member of a criminal gang involved in armed robbery in the Mukurwe-ini and Karatina subdistricts before joining Al-Shabaab in 2016.

Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir alias Ikrima alias Ikram alias Ukas ha alias Abdulqadir Mahmud Ahmed alias Abu Abdalla Hamisi, a Somali and close associate of al-Sha baab leaders, including Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Abdi Godane and Salim Swaleh Nabhan, are because of his role in planning the attack on the Dusit D2 complex Wanted in 2019 and the Kampala bombing in 2010.

He is said to have lived at sometime in South C in Nairobi and Kongowea / Nyali in Mombasa County.

Peter Gichungu Njoroge aka Mustafa (33) has a BSc degree in information technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT.)) Was arrested on July 6, 2016 in Mandera Town en route to Somalia to join Al Shabaab.

He was charged in court and later released on March 6, 2020. He then stayed in the country for a short time before going to Somalia accompanied by his girlfriend Miriam Hamisi from the Bamburi area, Mombasa district.

Planning attacks

Mophamud Abdi Aden alias Mohamed Yare alias Ibrahim alias Mohamed Hassan alias Mohamud Abdirahman was charged in April 2014 for providing information to Al Shabaab about possible targets that Group c was attacking in the country.

He was then tried in court for providing information contrary to Section 29 and 30 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (POTA).

The court acquitted him On March 31, 2017, he rejoined Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Authorities say he is part of the cell that planned the Dusit2 attack in 2019.

Kassim Musa Mwarusi aka Abu Miki is a former resident of Ukunda, where he was a member of a criminal gang operating in the south coast region operates. .

He is said to have been involved in radicalizing unsuspecting youth in Likoni, Diani and Ukunda.

On November 9th last year, the DCI announced five more; Salim Mohammed, Trevor Ndwiga, Muhammad Abubakar, Egilva Bwire and Barigi Haila and declared them wanted on terrorism charges.

On November 15, the DCI announced the escape of three terrorist convicts Musharaf Abdallah Akhulunga alias Shukri, Mohamed Abdi. known Ali alias Mohamed Alu Abikar and Joseph Juma Odhiambo from Kamiti Maximum Prison and offered a cash reward of 60 million shutter to those who provided information leading to their arrest.

The three were later found in Endau County Kitui found after residents reported seeing her buying milk, bottled water, and cookies at the Malalani market.