Interior CS Kindiki releases names, and pictures of 35 most wanted Al-Shabaab terror suspects behind Lamu attacks.
Government through the Ministry of Interior has released the names and pictures of thirty-five people believed to be part of the terrorist group, Al-Shabaab that has been terrorizing Lamu and Boni, residents.
The 35 are related to the planting of explosive devices, the killing of civilians, and the attack on the Manda American military post in 2020, according to Interior CS Kithure Kindiki.
While releasing the list, CS Kindiki called upon Kenyans to share information and leads that will lead to the capture of 35 most wanted terror suspects.
The CS also disclosed that the government is placing a bounty on the suspects’ heads with anyone offering tangible leads set to be awarded prize money.
“A substantial cash reward is on offer to any person who provides credible information leading to the arrest of any of the suspects,” he stated.
At the same time, Kindiki ordered the suspects to surrender to the nearest police station immediately
List of 35 most wanted terror suspects
The list is made up largely of Kenyan residents, with a sprinkling of foreigners who have been planning and executing attacks on the Kenyan coast.
The names are Maalim Ayman, Ramadhan Kioko, Abdullahi Banati, Andreas Martin Muller, Abu Amar, Suleiman Maktum, Yusuf Anau a Tanzanian national, Abdiweli Yassin Isse, Idris Dhul Kifir, Silla, Ibrahim Magag, HassaneTijana and Fahad a Bangladeshi national who is also a medic(Bangladesh-Medic).
Others on the wanted list are Tanzanian national Jamalo, Sheikh Nganglangalam, a messenger, Ethiopian national Janagale Huteiba, Bashir Mursal Mohamud, Abu Khatal, Maalik Alim Jone from the United Kingdom, Abu Said (a medic), Abu Anan, Mzee Mashella, Warsame Ali, Mohamed Mwanjama Salim and Abdikhadir.
The government has also named Maalim Said Guyo, Zakaria Karongo, Ramadhan Kafungwa, Abdukadir Mohamed Abdukadir, Abdifatah Abubakar Abdi, Mohamed Abdi Aiden as part of the Alshabaab terrorists. Others are Arqawi who serves as a driver, Yunus (weapons repairer), Tanzanian national Yakub, Abdulahi Dere (Driver), and Abdinassir.
The CS reiterated that the government has declared war on terrorists linked to Al Shabaab responsible for the death of innocent civilians.
Kindiki’s latest announcement at a time when terror attacks in the country have been increasing especially on the Kenyan Coast.