Court frees three 14 Riverside attack suspects


Court frees three 14 Riverside attack suspects

In Summary

  • This was after the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit closed the file telling the court there were no links found linking the three, Mr Abdul Kibiringi, Mr James Mwai Mwangi and Ms Habiba Gedi Hunshur to the incident.
  • The suspects had been in remand for a week and were being investigated on terrorism charges and suspicions of being in contact with the 14 Riverside attackers.

Police in Nyeri have withdrawn the charges of three individuals who arraigned in court in connection with 14 Riverside Dusit complex terrorist attack in Nairobi.

This was after the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit closed the file telling the court there were no links found linking the three, Mr Abdul Kibiringi, Mr James Mwai Mwangi and Ms Habiba Gedi Hunshur to the incident.

Inspector Cyprian Gitonga Muthoga, the officer in charge of crimes at the ATPU, they will closely monitor the trio moving forward.

He also told the court they have placed one of the individuals, James Mwai Mwangi on rehabilitation under ATPU as he has been radicalised.

The suspects had been in remand for a week and were being investigated on terrorism charges and suspicions of being in contact with the 14 Riverside attackers.

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