Wednesday 30th December 2015, three Al Shabaab terrorist suspects whom included a KWS officer were today arrested in Mombasa and with them; an AK 47 and 54 bullets were recovered.
According to the arresting officers, the KWS officer identified as Mohamed Hussein, Adan Abdhulahi and Roble Kassim are considered dangerous and might be in a cell working closely with key leaders of the Somali based jihadist group Al Shabaab.
The three suspects were nabbed at Salius hotel on Bondeni Raha Leo street and believed could also be supplying weapons citing a riffle and bullets were seized from them.
There is high possibility that the suspects were up to some criminal activities not limited to terror activity.
Initial police investigation indicate that the suspect registered for a M-Pesa services in other names –Lilian Ayuko and Habiba Mohamed.
Mohamed Hussein is attached at Tsavo East National Park and there is possibility that the trio have other hidden rifles and ammunition either within the park or in Mombasa locality.
Investigation further show that the suspects checked into a room at the Hotel on Tuesday morning.
A receptionist at Salius hotel also identified the suspects as frequent visitors of the hotel since the beginning of the year alongside other people.
The terror suspects detained will be arraigned in court after due process of investigation is completed.
Meanwhile they will be handed over to CID officers and Anti-Terror Police Unit for interrogation.