The latest Garissa Attack suspects arrested over the April university massacre are Muslim cleric Sheikh Mohammed Mursi and businessman Zadock Agutu. The two were arrested by security forces and are currently under custody, awaiting investigation to determine their involvement in the Garissa attack.
Key factors which shall be considered during the investigation will be their mobile phone records and bank account transactions which the investigators suspect the masterminds could have used to facilitate the Garissa attack.
Counter-terrorism operations in Kenya since the Garissa attack has brought forth the arrest of several suspected allies of Al Shabaab militia groups. These suspects are believed to have been in constant communication with the Garissa attack mastermind Mohammed Kuno.
Several Kenyan police officials suspended for investigations over the Garissa Attack will also go through an investigation team which will determine whether they were negligent on the attack.
Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett has already appointed an investigative team which will work with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions to carry out investigations and take lawful measures.
Kenya Defense Forces Special Unit on Wednesday also captured 8 Al Shabaab Terrorists in Mandera County who were planning to attack on buses travelling along the Mandera-Wajir route.
These arrests come at a time when Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to intensify war against terrorism in Kenya and across the borders in Somalia. Construction of security wall along the Kenya-Somali border is also underway as one of the strong measures set to cut out infiltration of terror suspects into the country.