Court postpones ruling on fate of Westgate Mall attack suspects


Court postpones ruling on fate of Westgate Mall attack suspects

In Summary

  • The ruling was to be delivered on Thursday, December 20 but Trial Magistrate Francis Andayi said he was not ready to issue a verdict, therefore set another date.
  • The four suspects; Mohammed Ahmed Abdi, Liban Abdullah, Adnan Ibrahim and Hussein Hassan are accused of being behind the Westgate shopping mall attack on September 21, 2013.

A ruling on whether four suspects charged with the Westgate Mall attack have a case to answer will be delivered on January 14, 2019.

The ruling was to be delivered on Thursday, December 20 but Trial Magistrate Francis Andayi said he was not ready to issue a verdict, therefore set another date.

The four suspects; Mohammed Ahmed Abdi, Liban Abdullah, Adnan Ibrahim and Hussein Hassan are accused of being behind the Westgate shopping mall attack on September 21, 2013.

The suspects have denied the charge of being involved in the mall attack, which killed 67 people and left more than 100 others injured.

They are also charged with aiding terrorist groups and being in Kenya illegally.

More than 145 witnesses testified against the accused persons.

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