Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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How the three Kamiti escapees were cornered

Police said the trio fled towards Boni Forest, which borders Somalia.

The terrorists came about hours after residents reported they saw them at the Malalani Market in Endau 100 kilometers east of the town of Kitui, cornered by security guards, where they bought milk, mineral water and biscuits.

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Malalani borders the Mwingi Game Reserve in the north and the Kitui Game Reserve in the south and has long been a hiding place for terror suspects.

The trio hid during the day and wandered under the im Protection from darkness so as not to be caught.

After the locals had informed the police, a massive manhunt was immediately started with all security agencies in the region including the chiefs and their assistants on high alert to the villages to comb and prevent the terrorists from escaping into hiding places outside the country.

Security sources confided in the nation that the entire county was surrounded by officers from the anti-terrorist police force, led by anti-stocks -Theft Unit.

Kitui District Police Commander Leah Kithei said the three were arrested in the Mwingemi area while trying to get to the highway Finding Mwingi-Garissa.

Local residents said they grew suspicious when the trio asked for directions to Garissa and Boni Forest in Lamu.

One of the fugitives had swollen legs and limped, said a local.

The terrorists Musharraf Abdalla Akhulunga alias Zarkarawi, Mohammed Ali Abikar and Joseph Juma Odhiambo alias Yusuf fled the best-guarded prison in the country on Sunday.

A bounty of 60 million Shillings. was exposed on their heads for information about their arrest.

Read: “Dangerous” Terrorists Escape from Kamiti Prison

Musharaf was on September 30, 2012 for his role in. Arrested a foiled terrorist attack on Parliament building.

He was charged with possession of explosives, ammunition and firearms. He is from the Ekero area of ​​Mumias, Kakamega County.

Mohamed, an Islamist fighter arrested after his involvement in the April 2, 2015 attack on Garissa University, was serving a 41-year-old Imprisonment.

He was convicted along with Hassan Edin Hassan and Rashid Charles Mberesero from Tanzania, who was sentenced to life imprisonment but committed suicide in Kamiti last November