Two terror suspects arrested at Dajabula on Kenya-Somalia border

Tuesday January 29 2019

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet addresses the press at Jogoo House in Nairobi following the terror attack at the dusitD2 office complex, January 15, 2018. He said two terror suspects were arrested on Kenya-Somalia border. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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A New Zealand national is among 12 people who were arrested near the Kenyan- Somalia border in the latest crackdown on terror suspects.

Inspector General of Police, Joseph Boinnet said the New Zealander Sulub Warfaa, 36 was arrested with the two passports bearing different names. The other passport had the name Ramadhan Yusuf.

Another suspect Sakawawedin Abdullahi Mohammed, 33, was arrested with an Ethiopian passport.

“The two were heading to Garissa from Dajabula in a white Toyota Hilux Double Cabin,” Mr Boinnet said.   

The other ten suspects were arrested during an operation at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Garissa County.

Police officers have intensified their crack down on terror suspects and their aides since the Dusit D2 terror attack that left 21 people dead and several others injured.