Security in Likoni Mombasa has been heightened following credible reports that a group of men suspected to have links with outlawed Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) were sighted in Soweto area.
Reports further points out that the group were suspected to be on a mission to take oath of allegiance to the separatist group.
All the suspects wore red ribbons on their heads and were spotted by resident of Soweto who hurriedly tipped the police.
A contingent of police arrived in the area but no arrests were made since the suspects had already vanished.
Likoni Deputy Police Boss, Anthony Shimoli confirmed there were such claims but no one was arrested so far, adding that they have increased police patrols in the entire Likoni to avert any crime related activity.