Ali Abdulmajid Ahmed will be held in custody for 10 days to allow authorities to continue their investigations on his participation in the foiled plan to attack Kenyan parliament.
A Nairobi court said that this period will allow for the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) to carry out a thorough investigation on the foiled terrorist plan that targeted the parliament, two churches and an open air market in Nairobi.
Ahmed was arrested on April 26 at Pangani Area following intelligence reports that he had allegedly been assigned to survey Parliament for an impending terror attack.
Ali Abdulmajid Ahmed was a senate official in in the Kenyan government.
As a result of the pre-empted al- Shabaab suspected plan to attack parliament, Kenyan police in the Nairobi have increased security measures.
ATPU told the court if the investigations reveal that Ahmed is involved in the said terror-related activities, then he will be charged in court once investigations are complete.