Kenya: Police arrest two terror suspects in Likoni, Mandera


Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) working with their counterparts in Likoni and Kwale have thwarted a terrorist attack in Mombasa County.

The ATPU team arrested Juma Mwangoh Athuman, 24, in Kibundani, Shika Adabu.

Security officers had been trailing the suspect in and out of Likoni for a while before pouncing on him Friday evening.

During the raid the security agents seized two hand grenades, poaches of AK47 rifles, one jungle jacket, one binocular, assorted CDs, among other items.

The suspect is being held at Likoni Police Station for further interrogation.

The other suspect, Stephen Wagechi was nabbed while sneaking into Mandera from Bula Hawa, Somalia.

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