DCI releases list of eight most wanted terror suspects

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has released the names and pictures of eight wanted terror suspects believed to be armed and dangerous.

In a statement Wednesday, the DCI appealed to members of the public to volunteer information that may lead to the arrest of the suspects who have been linked to the Al-Shaabab terror network.

The eight include, Mohamed Ali Hussein, Ahmed Ali Mohamed, Abdurahman Hija aka Mnubi, Erick Njoroge Wachira aka Mohamed Njoroge aka Moha, Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir aka Ikrima, Peter Guchungu Njoroge aka Mustafa, Mohamud Abdi Aden alias Mohamed Yare alias Ibrahim alias Mohamed Hassan alias Mohamud Abdirahman and Kassim Musa Mwarusi aka Abu Miki.

The detectives said Mohamed Ali Hussein together with Ahmed Ali Mohamed was part of a foiled Al-Shabaab planned attack in 2018.

He was arrested while planning to carry out an Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and later managed to escape and returned to Somalia.

According to the DCI, Abdurahman Hija aka Mnubi and Erick Njoroge Wachira aka Mohamed was part of criminal gang that used to terrorize Nyeri residents. He joined the Somali based terrorist outfit in 2016 after undergoing training.

Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir has been linked to Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen. He was involved in the planning of Dusit attack of 2019 and 2010 Kampala bombings.

Peter Gichungu a former JKUAT student was arrested in Mandera enroute to join the Al-Shabaab.

He was prosecuted and later released on 6th March 2020 and after a brief stay in the country he later successfully traveled to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab accompanied by his girlfriend Miriam Hamisi.

Mohamud Abdi Aden, was part of the cell that planned the Dusit attack in January 2019.

Kassim Musa Mwarusi aka Abu Miki, is suspected of radicalizing youth in Likoni, Diani and Ukunda areas, Mombasa County and has associations with several criminal gangs in the said areas.

The DCI also believe the suspects who are highly trained, armed and dangerous have been dispatched to the country to commit acts of terror.

DCI boss George Kinoti has asked the public to provide any information that may lead to the arrest of the terror suspects.

  

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