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School cook arrested over links with terrorist

28 July 2014, 15:26

Kwale - Police in Kwale arrested Matuga Girls’ High School cook over links with Hamisi Nguta who was found with a grenade, firearm and other items.

Nassir Mwajaraha was arrested at his place of work and locked up in Kwale police station before he was released on Thursday without any charges.

His family told media that police searched his house in Matuga and found nothing linking him with Mombasa Republican Council Group.

The family also said that his finger prints were taken after the search.

One of the relative who sought anonymity said police were looking for someone with similar name who is said to have been posting videos of Al Shabaab from the area.

“Our relative was arrested over mistaken identity,” said the source.

 Deputy county commissioner Chedotum Kamunyan confirmed the arrest on Saturday and said that police have a list of more suspects who will be nabbed for questioning in connection with criminal activities in the area.

He revealed that Nguta, who was arrested with a grenade and an AK-47among other things, was in the list of anti-terrorist police together with his accomplice who escaped their dragnet at Mkwajuni area on Monday last week.

“Nassir was arrested and released after questioning because we felt he might have connections with Nguta. Maybe he was mistaken for another person ,” he added.

Kamunyan said that the area has many youths who went to Somali for military training but some sneaked back into the country.

“We are not going to mention names to avoid losing our targets. There are those who came back and started engaging in criminal activities,” he noted.

Kamunyan added that police can nab anybody in the process of tracing suspects, urging locals to remain calm since the issue of terrorism is not something to joke around with.

“We want locals in this area to remain calm and allow police to do their work. Those found innocent will be released. All criminal elements in this area will be apprehended,” he said.

He said even drug dealers in this area will not be allowed to trade freely noting that it is not business as usual in the region.

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