Senate staff linked to killing of four police officers
11 May 2015, 16:59
Nairobi - A member of staff at the Senate, who has been linked to the Al Shabaab terror group oversaw the killing of four police officers in terror attacks, a court has been told.
Anti Terrorism Police Unit ATPU told a Nairobi court that Ali Abdulmajid Ahmed has links to the instigators of attacks in Pangani and Roysambu in which four police officers and a number of civilians died.
The prosecution had sought permission to hold Ali, who has been
in custody since April 26, for 10 more days for further
It has been established that the
suspect was a close associate of Ahmed Ali who was involved in the
Pangani Police Station explosion where two police officers were killed.
Ali was in
communication with Abdul Rahaman and Adam Hillow who were involved in a
terrorist attack at Roysambu in December 2010 where two hand grenades
were hurled at two traffic police officers, the prosecution added.
The man was arrested in the aftermath of the Garissa University terror attack which saw 148 people killed.
He has worked at the Senate for 10 years.
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