Al Shabaab suspect with bullet wound arrested
08 February 2016, 07:56
Isiolo - Police in Isiolo Friday arrested a man suspected to be a member of the Al Shabaab terror group.
According to Isiolo County Criminal Investigations Officer, David Cheruiyot, the suspect is believed to be from Mandera County.
He said the man, who had a gunshot wound on his back, was arrested at Bula Pesa area by police officers who were on security patrols.
He noted that police are still investigating the man saying he could have been involved in the recent attacks in Mandera County.
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The officer added that security agents have stepped up war against terrorism in the region.
Recently, two primary school teachers were arrested for recruiting for the terror group.
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