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Fresh Details Emerge On Kamiti 3 As Detectives Track The Money Paid Before They Escaped

New details have emerged as sleuths handling the Kamiti 3 escapees’ case are investigating financial transactions they believe will help unravel the puzzle behind the prison break. 

The multi-agency team grilled prison warders who were apprehended after the three terror convicts, Musharaf Abdalla, Mohamed Abdi Abikar, and Joseph Juma Odhiambo, escaped from the highly guarded facility. 

According to a preliminary investigation carried out by the detectives drawn from the cybercrime unit and those dealing with phones, forensics disclosed that the perpetrators and the prison warders were ultimately connected and motivated by money.

"Escapees were reportedly paid months before the prison break,” a detective privy to the case was divulged. 

The detectives are relying on one of the convict's confessions on how they bribed the officers also offered the investigators an opportunity to trace the illicit financial flows back to and between the militia believed to be the Al Shabaab and their networks that have infiltrated the prison service. 

Mohamed Abdi Abikar, one of the escapees, lamented on how they would have bribed the police reservists and reservists who corned them on Wednesday, November 17 in Kitui County.  

“If we had not lost our phones, you would have set us free. You cannot be stronger and wiser than those at Kamiti who aided us to escape. We would have given you lots of money too,” Abdi was quoted by a reservist. 

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Joseph Juma Odhiambo Kamiti Mohamed Abdi Abikar Musharaf Abdalla

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