Detectives drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have commenced the search for three inmates who allegedly escaped from Kamiti maximum prison.
The three terror suspects are said to have taken off today at 1:00 AM and DCI is offering a reward of up to Ksh60 million for information leading to the direct arrest of the escapees.
“PRISON BREAK! A reward of Ksh60 Million will be offered to anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the following three terror suspects, who escaped from Kamiti Maximum Security Prison today at 1 am,” DCI wrote in a tweet.
These three include Musharaf Abdalla Akhulunga also Shukri from Mumias Kakamega county who was arrested back in 2012 over his participation in a failed attempt to conduct a terrorist attack targeting parliament building.
Mohamed Ali Abikar was arrested following his involvement with the Garissa University attack in April 2015.
The third escapee Joseph Juma Adhiambo alias Yusuf from Lukoye Mumias in Kakamega county was arrested in 2019 while attempting to enlist with the Al Shabaab terror group.