Police rescue injured principal secretary from the hands of Al Shabaab abductors in Lamu

Police rescue injured principal secretary from the hands of Al Shabaab abductors in Lamu

BY UPESINEWS CORRESPONDENT,LAMU,13TH JULY 2017-Police have battled Suspected Al Shabaab militants who had  abducted six people among them a Principal Secretary and government officials at Milihoi, Lamu County Thursday 13th July.

The PS, State Department of Public Works, Maryam Al-Maawy, and five others have since been rescued by elite KDF, GSU forces hours after the abduction.

Reports says the PS sustained bullet injury on the shoulder and  she is currently receiving treatment at a cost hospital The  PS and other officials  had attended a meeting on Lamu Port (LAPSSET) at Huduma centre in Lamu town before heading to Witu.

Coast Administration Police commandant  , James Akoru, has confirmed the incident saying that the incident occurred at 3:00 pm.He further  added  that GSU officers have already been dispatched to the scene.

 “We are yet to receive proper information about the incident but the reports we have is that a vehicle has been hijacked,” said Mr Akoru.

 

 

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