BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,28TH JAN,2019-Three suspected masterminds of 14 riverside Drive attack that left 21 people dead were on Monday arraigned at the Nyeri Law Courts .
The court however granted the wish of the police to have them detained for five more days to conclude investigations.
The suspects are :Abdul Kibiringi, James Mwai and Habiba Hunshur who all were arraigned before Nyeri Resident magistrate Nelly Kariuki.
The magistrate approved the police application and directed that the suspects be produced in court on Friday on February 1.
The Anti-Terror Police Unit through Constable Newton Mwangi told court that the suspects were arrested on Friday in Nyeri Town and the investigators are yet to obtain their call log data from telecommunication providers.
“The initial investigations show the suspects have a link of other suspects in the attack. Police are waiting for call log data to finalise the investigations,” said Mwangi.
He further told the court the ATPU detectives needed the five days considering the nature of the alleged offence.
Kibiringi who is one of the suspects however did ask why he was arrested in connection with such a serious offence saying that it is his son who is the suspect in the case and not him.