Senate staff with Shabaab links released
15 May 2015, 14:58
Nairobi - A Senate staffer who has been accused of having links to the Al Shabaab terror group has been released by a Nairobi Court.
Ali Abdulmajid Ahmed was required to be released on a cash bail of KES 100,000 or a bond of KES 500,000 to secure his freedom.
He will also be required to report to the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) every
Friday until the investigations by police are complete.
The prosecution had sought to keep him in custody further as it intensifies its search for evidence but the Nairobi Magistrate's court insisted that the matter be heard June 2 after investigations have been continued further.
Ali had been named in a report on anti terrorism in the aftermath of the Garissa University terrorist attack.
He was also named in a report which stated that he was part of plans to blow up Parliament buildings.
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