Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have released names of the eight most-wanted terror suspects.
In alerts sent out by the DCI on Wednesday, January 12, via the official social media account, the sleuths called on the public, to provide information that will lead to the arrest of the eight suspects.
According to the DCI, the suspects are linked to the Al-Shabaab terror network and they had been sent to the country to commit acts of terror.
The detectives warned that the suspects were armed and dangerous and urged the public to alert authorities if they know their whereabouts.Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti addressing journalists at DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road on Thursday, March 5, 2020Kenyans.co.ke
Mohamed Ali Hussein was allegedly part of an Al-Shabaab attack in 2018 that was foiled by security forces in Metri, Isiolo County.
DCI stated that the suspect managed to evade authorities and slipped into Somalia before he was arrested.
The public was also asked to provide information of Ahmed Ali Mohamed who was allegedly part of the attack in Isiolo.
Detectives are also looking for Abdurahman Hija Mnubi who hails from Nyeri County in connection with joining Al-Shabaab in 2016. the George Kinoti-led agency stated that the suspect was in the country and had been deployed to carry out terror attacks.
Erick Njoroge Wachira alias Mohamed Njoroge is also being sought by DCI for joining the Al-Shabaab.
Sleuths are also hunting down Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir alias Ikrima who allegedly has ties with Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen and is a close ally to the top leadership within the Al-Shabaab.
"He was involved in the planning of the Dusit attack in 2019 and 2010 Kampala bombing attacks. At one time he wa a resident of the South C area in Nairobi County and Kongowea/Nyali in Mombasa County," he stated.
DCI also asked members of the public to provide information on Peter Gichungu Njoroge alias Mustafa who was arrested in 2016 in Mandera en route to join Al Shabaab in Somalia.
Njoroge was arrested, prosecuted and later released in March 2020. Detectives stated that he travelled to Somalia shortly after his release in the company of a woman believed to be his girlfriend.
Mohamud Abdi Aden alias Mohamed Yare alias Ibrahim alias Mohamed Hassan alias Mohamud Abdiragman came on the authorities radar in 2014 for providing Al Shabaab with information on possible targets in the country.
He was arrested and prosecuted and acquitted on March 31, 2017, then he rejoined Al Shabaab in Somalia.
Detectives are also tracing Kassim Musa Mwarudi alias Abu Miki who hails from Ukunda, Kwale County and is suspected of having joined Al Shabaab after leaving a criminal group operating in South Coast.
"He is also involved in radicalization of unsuspecting youth in the said areas and has associations with several criminal gangs in the areas," the DCI stated.A file image of the DCI heaquarters along Kiambu roadcriminal shabaab armed arrest suspect armed
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