MOMBASA, KENYA, Police in Mombasa County have released three people who were among seven suspects who were arrested ON Saturday for terrorism-related offences on the coast.
Mombasa City police chief Lucas Ogaro confirmed Sunday that the suspects were released earlier in the day after detectives investigating the matter established that the three had no link with terrorist activities.
He said that those released are Rashid Mohammed Rashid, Faiz Hyder Mohammed and Shariffa Faiz Hyder.
Mohammed Rashid was born in 1996 and he is a son of Mohamed Rashid Mohamed, resident of Kizingo, Mombasa, Kenya’s biggest port and second largest city. Shsariffa Faiz, born 1991, is the daughter of Faiz Hyder Mohammed Matano and Aisha Faiz Hyder.
Ogaro disclosed that police are still holding four more suspects who are assisting police with investigations. Two of them are alleged to have travelled to foreign countries to join the Daesh terrorist group but got deported back to Kenya.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK