Police arrest Al Shabaab trainee in Nandi

By , K24 Digital
On Wed, 1 Dec, 2021 07:45 | < 1 min read
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Police in Nandi are holding a female terror suspect who confessed to undergoing a two-year training on weapon handling by Al Shabaab in Somalia.

Sheril Vugusta Kamalambu, 22, said she was kidnapped in 2019 in Kilifi County and taken to Somalia for training.

“The suspect alleged to have escaped through Lamu/Mombasa and headed to her home county of Vihiga where she allegedly stayed until August, 2021 and later to Kamalambu to date,” police report seen by K24 Digital read in part.

The report added: “Information received is that she has been attending recent KDF recruiting centres. Motive yet to be established.”

Sheril, a resident of Chavakali, Igunga village, was arrested while cohabiting with one Laban Kimutai.

She is being held at Kapsabet Police Station.