8 Somalis arrested in Nairobi with 'powerful surveillance gadget'
12 October 2015, 18:27
Nairobi - 8 persons of Somali origin have been arrested in Nairobi for being in possession of a powerful surveillance and communication gadget.
The 8 were arrested in Eastleigh estate Monday carrying the gadget in a Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle.
According to Starehe OCPD Bernard Nyakwaka, only three of the 8 had national identification and they could not explain why they had such a powerful gadget in their possession.
" They cannot explain why they have the gadget in the first place which makes it very sinister," he told News24.
The 8 were remanded to the Kamukunji Police Station for further questioning.
Kenya is currently on high alert in the wake of increased terror activity by Somalia's Al Shabaab militia in the country.
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