Canadian, four others arraigned over terrorist attack in Kenyan hotel

A Canadian and four others have been arraigned in court, over terrorist attack at a Kenyan Hotel in Nairobi, few days ago.

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Recall that we reported that four gunmen and a suicide bomber embarked on a 20-hour siege of the DusitD2 hotel and office complex, killing  21 people, including British charity executive Luke Potter and 41-year-old U.S. businessman Jason Spindler, and injuring 28 others.  The arraigned men and women were accused of helping the terrorists who all died during the siege, in the lead-up to the attack.

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It was learnt that the Canadian citizen Guleid Abdihakim is being probed over suspicious communication, Gladys Kaari Justus is being investigated over the transfer of money and two taxi drivers were accused of ferrying the attackers around before the attack: Joel Ng’ang’a Wainaina and Oliver Kanyango Muthee.

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Though two suspects Ali Salim Gichunge and Violet Kemunto Omwoyo, who are said to possess SIM cards that were in ‘constant communication’ with numbers in Somalia are yet to appear in court, the magistrate granted a request from the prosecution to detain the four men and one woman for 30 days while investigations continue.

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Court documents revealed that investigators believe that one of the terrorists who attacked the hotel, is the son of a Kenyan military officer. The Daily Nation, a Kenyan newspaper, on Friday identified the attacker as Ali Salim Gichunge and said his father is a sergeant with the Kenya Defence Forces. The alleged terrorist’s mum has been arrested and taken to Nairobi for questioning.

173 Comments

  1. I trust you guy on this case that these people must no go unpunished if find guilty of the crime against them.

  2. Imagine son of the military officer was among the attacked,i think police should put more effort to investigation because something smells fishy

  3. Investigation need to be carried out carefully. He has tarnished the image of his father and the force

  4. This is serious,proper investigation should be carry out. May God save us from the hand of the terrorist.

  5. Criminal all over this world….God please help us your children and deliver the innocent ones out of crimes

  6. Kudos to the Kenyan government. Unlike Nigeria people are killing and are also helping out in killing yet no one has been caught. Especially the evil herders.

  7. Kudos to Kenya government who took action immediately to secure the life of his people because my country still they fight bokoo

  8. GOOD NICE ONE AND THANKS TO KENYA SECURITY AGENCY ALL SHOULD BE CHARGES FOR TERRORISM AND JAIL LIFE IN PRISON BCOS SUCH PEOPLE CANT CHANGE IF YOU LET THEM GO NOW THEY SURE WILL CONTINUE THEIR USELESS ACT OF KILLING INNOCENT PEOPLE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY

  9. Terrorist everywhere. Proper investigation should be carried and they have to face the law before they will spread wider

  10. Terrorist again may God save us in their hands the entire African continent needs intervention from God

  11. What were they promised that made them became part of a terrorist mission. Now see who is suffering it.Let them carry their cross

  12. They must be brought to book. Justice must prevail and don’t think the lives of those wasted will be in vain.

  13. I see terrotists as the most dangerous cause they will stop at nothing to achieve their aim, please proper investigation should be carried out and security should always be ready to apprehend them

  14. Thorough investigation should be carried out about the bombing , and they should be interrogated to find out the culprit

  15. Thorough investigation should be carried out, because this is not a welcome development at all.
    Terrorists attack everywhere. May God continue to save His own.

  16. Well, in situations like this, any unusual persons could be suspects. They should be well taken care of while being detained though.

  17. Proper investigation should carry out. So they won’t punished the innocent ones. Good job to the securities

  18. Kenyan police, well done. I’m proud of how you are handling this attack. Nigeria police still needs to learn lots from you guys. If the suspects are found guilty, they should be hanged to bring justice to the dead.

  19. Too bad that they were so heartless to have destroyed so many lives. They should be made to face the wrath of the law.

  20. This issue of terrorism sef… I don’t see the reason why they arrest the innocent woman they should go and arrest those criminals.

  21. Terrorists on rampage, I trust their law enforcement agency to fish them out. They should be investigated to make sure they do not arrest innocent citizen.

  22. Proper investigation should be carried out.. His is getting too Mich… May God deliver us from all this terrorist!

  23. This is a serious issue and should be handled with care,proper investigation should carried out.

  24. son of the military officer was among the attacked,i think police should put more effort to investigation because something smells fishy

  25. Proper investigations should be carried out as the real perpetrators of the act might be long gone now.

  26. The issue of terrorism is gradually becoming the biggest problem every country is facing now, may God help us.

  27. This is a good move hopfully we willmget to the root of it and finally found a solution to all this attacks

  28. Investigation needs to be properly carried out, how do you expect taxi drivers to know their passengers are terrorist

  29. Proper investigation should be carried out and make them pay for the victims they killed if they are found guilty

  30. Thorough investigation should be done on this case,they must not go unpunished and every other people that are involved in the case should be punished too

  31. If they were found guilty of the charges against them, then they should be made to face the judgements that comes with the crime

  32. This is a national issue and the culprits should be sentenced and jailed for life. All this betrayal is all because of the love of money. May the souls of dead rest in peace.

  33. Proper investigation should be carried out because this is a national crime so many lives where lost and properties inclusive

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