Westgate terror suspect set free as two co-accused found guilty of deadly mall attack

By Bernice Mbugua On Wed, 7 Oct, 2020 13:54 | < 1 min read
Westgate Mall suspects
Westgate Mall terror suspects Liban Abdullahi, Hussein Mustafa and Ahmed Abdi in a Nairobi court on Friday, September 18, 2020. PHOTO | Sheila Mutua

A Nairobi court has acquitted one of the three suspects charged with the 2013 Westgate Mall terror attack that led to the deaths of over 60 people.

But the court found the suspect’s two co-accused, Ahmed Abdi and Hussein Mustafa, guilty of conspiring to commit a terrorism act and knowingly supporting the commission of a terrorism act.

Nairobi Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi acquitted Liban Omar of all charges against him.

Andayi scheduled the sentencing of the two convicts on Thursday, October 22, 2022.

More follows.

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