The police are offering a Sh10 million bounty for five suspected terrorists.
They are; Salim Mohammed, Trevor Ndwiga, Muhammad Abubakar, Elgiva Bwire and Barigi Haila are wanted on terrorism charges and others for joining the Al-Shabaab militia group.
The Criminal Police Directorate (DCI) said in a warning on Tuesday that Salim Rashid Mohamed, also known as Chotara or Turki, is being wanted on terrorism charges and is believed to have joined the Islamic State group in Mozambique.
“Mohamed has been linked to various criminal activities in Mombasa and parts of the south coast and is reportedly planning to sneak back into the country to carry out terrorist attacks,” the authorities said.
Trevor Ndwiga alias Idriss Jamal is said to have joined Al-Shabaab in Somalia.
Police said Elgiva Bwire aka Seif Deen was a former terrorist detainee who was released from Kamiti Prison in Kiambu District on October 28, 2021.
“Elgiva has vowed to carry out retaliatory attacks against civilians and security personnel in the country. He has gone into hiding and is supposed to be planning these attacks, ”said the police, while Barigi is suspected of having joined the Al-Shabaab militia group.
Police say the five are all armed and dangerous and are calling on anyone with information on their whereabouts to come forward.
Anyone with information can call 0800 722 203 or report to the nearest police station.