Two robbery suspects armed with AK-47 riffles were shot dead on Wednesday by police along Nairobi-Mombasa road, Mombasa County. Witnesses accounts revealed that the two armed men were trailing an elderly woman, who is a businesswoman in before she raised alarm. According to the locals, the woman was heading to work when she saw two men following her closely behind her car aboard motorbike.
The Mombasa anti-terrorist unit is in pursuit of one terror suspect believed to be behind a series of botched terrorist attacks. Photo (Courtesy) Salim Rashid Mohammed who ran into hiding is being sought by officers for involvement in the Mombasa terrorist attack that was thwarted by police officers.
Police Declare Abducted Mombasa Businessman Missing Person Refuting Claims He Was Arrested By Police
Coast Regional Police Commander has declared Mombasa businessman Abdulhakim Salim Sagar linked to terrorism activities as missing person. The police commander Manase Musyoka refuted Mombasa senator Mohammed Faki's claims that that suspect was arrested by police. Through a sworn affidavit from Coast Police regional commander Manase Musyoka presented to Mombasa high court judge Anne Ong'ijjo through the office of attorney general.
Four suspected members of mombasa terror gang were Tuesday morning gunned down by police while in a botched robbery in Jomvu town in Mombasa County. Two others fled with gunshot wounds. Mombasa County Police Commander Manase Musyoka who confirmed the incident said the officers were acting on a tip-off from curious members of the public.
Detectives have launched investigations aimed at unraveling how one civilian in Mombasa county was found to be in possession of military equipment and claimed to have obtained them from an auction at the ports. Manase Musyoka, the coastal region police boss confirmed that detectives had recovered fourteen navy blue combat figures and seventeen helmets from a member of the public who claimed that he had bought the ideas thinking they could be used by the public.
Police are still trying to investigate how military equipment got it way in an auction in Mombasa thus making a civilian to acquire them. In an explanation, Coast Regional Police supervisor Manase Musyoka noticed that the official recuperated 14 naval force blue battle uniform and 17 protective caps from an individual from people in general.
Police attached to the Anti Terror Police Unit (ATPU) in Lungalunga, Mombasa County have arrested two terror suspects and recovered two firearms. The two men, both Kenyan citizens, were arrested at the Likoni ferry crossing after their escape efforts bore no fruits. While driving a Toyota Probox, the two suspects were trying to cross over from the South Coast towards Kisiwani in Mombasa Coast.
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.
Coast Regional Commissioner John Elung'ata has ordered the immediate reopening of all schools in Lamu County West Lamu Sub-County after the national government deployed a multi-agency security team to restore normalcy In the region. The security disruption followed an attack earlier this month by suspected al-Shabaab militants that left seven people dead, others injured and property destroyed after some houses in the sub- Lamu West County.
Dramatic Scenes at Likoni as Detectives From Special Forces Arrest Two Heavily Armed Terror Suspects
Dramatic scenes were witnessed at Likoni Ferry terminus after two terror suspects were dramatically arrested by Special Forces detectives and Anti-Terror Police joint in Mombasa on Monday. The suspects who were on rush to exiting through the channel were arrested at around 10 am on the mainland side after a tip-off from the public on the presence of the two people whom they described to be conducting unusual business around the town.
In the early morning hours of August 23, officers from the Anti-Terror Police Unit and the National Intelligence Service (NIS) detained two suspected terrorists at the Likoni ferry crossing point. They shot in the air while approaching the suspects' car, a white Toyota Probox, in a devious operation that caught commuters off guard.
Police are looking into how military weapons ended up at a Mombasa port auction and was sold to a civilian. The officer retrieved 14 navy blue combat fatigues and 17 helmets from a member of the public, according to Coast Regional Police Chief Manase Musyoka. According to the Nation, the civilian purchased the things at an auction in Mombasa, believing they might be utilized by the general population.
Police in Mombasa have arrested three suspected terrorists at the Likoni ferry crossing, recover two AK-47 rifles, phones and ammunition. Mombasa County Police Commander Manase Musyoka who confirmed the arrest said the duo were nabbed following a tip-off from the members of the public. According to Manase, the two suspects were apprehended enroute to Nyali aboard a probox vehicle.
Two AK-47 rifles, ammunition and other items were recovered during the joint operation. In summary • They were caught at the Likoni-Ferry crossing channel on the mainland side at around 10 am. • Coat Regional Police Commander Manase Musyoka said an investigation has already been launched into the case.