On 12th December 2015 (Jamhuri Day) a Kenyan woman was deported from India, linked to the Syria’s Islamic State Takfiri militant group.
The woman also linked to a man identified as Mr Siraj Mohamed believed they had a relationship.
Mohamed also is on India’s security watch list on suspicion of having links with Islamic State terrorist group.
The Middle East based jihadist group with established foothold in Syria, Iraq and some element in Sirte city of Libya is known for its heinous atrocities ranging from decapitations to crucifixions.
Islamic State jihadist group an offshoot of Al Qaeda is led by self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi and also is known for enforcing radical Sharia law and ideologues.
Kenya’s Inspector General of Police, Joseph Boinnet revealed that police has in custody a Kenya woman linked to the dreaded Middle East based Islamic State terrorist group.
The woman identified as Ms Amina Mwaiz Muange was deported from India on Jamhuri day.
Initial intelligence reports points that Amina who had allegedly accompanied her employers in India where she was arrested had started vising social media networks associated with Daesh/ISIS/ Islamic State.
The reports indicate that authorities from seven countries had been monitoring her activities for a couple months and were profiled as terrorist sympathizer.
Amina is believed to have initiated ISIS contacts in India, Burundi, Afghanistan, Kenya and South Africa with who she kept regular contact.
Intelligence alert on her was released in these countries and sharing information/intelligence about the woman and her acquaintances started.
According to IG Boinnet, Ms Amina who has been arraigned in court, the police were given 30 days to complete on the investigations from which she will be charged.
In the past few days, ISIS activities have increased, in Kenya’s Northeastern County of Mandera, pro-ISIS militants are believed to be the ones behind army truck ambush that left one soldier killed and two others wounded.
The militants cross to Kenyan territory via the porous border. Government initiated a border security wall construction to bar this infiltration in the future.
A faction of Somali based Al Shabaab split ways from the parent group and pledged baya’h (loyalty) to the Islamic State.