A terror suspect Nuseiba Mohammed Haji Osman alias Umm Fidda alias Ummu Fidaa arrested sometimes in April 2016, with plot conduct a bio attack (anthrax attack) in Kenya has been remanded for 10 days to allow police complete investigations.
Nuseiba Mohammed Haji believed to have links with Islamic State cell was arrested alongside her friend Ms Fatuma Mohammed Hanshi in Uganda as they tried to escape authorities.
According to police reports, Nuseiba Mohammed Haji was collaborating with his ‘husband’ Mohammed Abdi Ali who was also arrested on April 29 at Wote county hospital in Makueni.
Further, intelligence reports received by the Anti-Terror Police Unit show that Nuseiba been communicating and passing terrorism related information through internet to Islamic State terrorist group.
During the arrest, the police recovered an SD adapter with a 2gb card. Police have requested for investigation to be complete, a detailed translation on 133 audio files from Somali and Arabic to English from her card is required.
Prosecution plea to have her remanded was granted to avoid her interfering with the investigation.
In July 2016, Nuseiba was accused of being an accomplice of the botched plan by Islamic State-linked extremist medics to launch an anthrax attack in the country. Nuseiba and his husband believed to be actively involved in radicalization of youths.