Crime: police kill a suspected terrorist in Mombasa’s Likoni area

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BY CORRESPONDENT,LIKONI,7TH DEC 2017-Police have shot dead a suspected terrorist  in Likoni area of Mombasa Friday Morning.Area police Chief Benjamin Rotich who confirmed  the incident says he was cornered during a raid at his house at about 3 am.He added that  the suspect was on the wanted list and had been trailed for several weeks until last night when they received leads that he was at his house.

A senior police officer at the Anti Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU), noted that the suspect went missing three years ago.

He is believed to among youths who fled the country in recent years to be recruited by  Somalia’s Al Shabaab.

It is not however clear  what  crimes he is accused of, or why  police have been pursuing him .

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