Senior Al-Shabaab commander arrested in Eatleigh
06 August 2014, 11:33
Nairobi - Police in Nairobi arrested a senior commander of Somali’s Al-Shabaab militant group.
Reports indicate that Hanifi Hassan was arrested by counter terrorism detectives in Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate where he was seeking treatment for injuries he sustained in Somalia, Daily Nation reports.
He is said to have been injured in an ambush in Somalia and decided to sneak into Kenya for treatment before he was arrested.
Hassan is believed to be behind a series of attacks on security personnel in Somalia.
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