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Likoni Arrest: Scarce Information Over Suspected Terror Attack at Likoni Revealed, Raising Questions

On Monday morning, two suspected terrorists were arrested at Likoni terminus and held custody at a military site at coast.

New details emerging is that police bosses from coastal region claim that they did not have information about the planned terror attack.

Coastal Regional Police Commander Manase Musyoka said that he could not release any information on the matter as during the time of the incident he was not at work.

Kenyans on social media among them former investigative journalist and Nyali MP Mohamed Ali has faulted the arrest and termed it as fake.

Mohamed Ali faulted the entire dramatic arrest as a stage managed considering the presence of media during the arrest.

"For more than a decade as an Investigative Journalist i have never ever seen or heard of any journalists embedding with ATPU in their operations. Even in military, and if it happens, its what i call show of the uniform using the SYSTEMS news reporters. Yesterday’s incident at the FERRY is the last plan after BBI of wanting to postpone the 2022 general..," part of his statement read.

Kenyans are questioning the manner in which the operations, which was in full glare of cameras was conducted, some suspecting it was a drill.

During the incident, a woman who was in company of the two, mysteriously disappeared with no traces of her, despite heavy presence of Anti-Terror Police (ATPU) and Defence Military Intelligence Commandos.

The planed attacked was rumored to be a possible plan to commemorate the death of Sheikh Aboud Roho, who was accused of funding and recruiting Mombasa youths to terror linked groups such as Al-Shabaab.

In connection with the incident, lawyers of Abdulkarim Salim Sagar, a cousin to the wife of Rogo, has moved to court to file a case in which he seeks police to be compelled to release him.

Salim was arrested in 2018 and charged with possessing of terrorist materials.

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