ISIS recruiters arrested in Nairobi
02 July 2015, 17:11
Nairobi - Two men accused of recruiting Kenyans to join terror group ISIS were arraigned in court to answer to charges of radicalization.
The two men were arraigned in court Thursday to answer to the charges after being arrested Wednesday in Nairobi's Kabete area.
The two are Ugandan nationals.
Lukwiya Malcom and Emmanuel Oneka were arrested in Kabete and were in the country illegally.
Police accused the two of communicating with a well drilled syndicate that recruits persons to join the terror group in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
" The suspects are connected with a syndicate that is recruiting
youth in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania who then go to Syria to join ISIS. They
are connected with a man called Sebit, a Ugandan based in Juba, South Sudan who is a
known recruiter and has been in continued contact with them," An Anti Terror Police Unit ATPU report said.
The two were presented before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Daniel Ogembo.
" They are extremely dangerous and the court is urged to deal with them with the utmost care," Detective Ezekiel Lule of the ATPU told the court.
first suspect just arrived from Uganda to hide in Kenya in a rented
house in Lower Kabete fearing arrest after his accomplice was
arrested," he stated.
The case will continue Friday.
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