Full Statement: Kenya Police Foil ISIS Terror Plot in Nairobi, Two Suspects Arrested

May 26, 2016

MGUTU-JILLOPolice on Tuesday 24th May foiled another ISIS terror plot and arrested two terror suspects during a raid in their hideout in Kangemi estate, Nairobi.
The two, Kiguzo Mwangolo Mgutu and Abubakar Jillo Mohamed, were planning retaliatory attacks following the arrest of the leader of their cell Mohamed Abdi Ali.
The attacks were planned for Nairobi and Mombasa and were to be carried out using homemade IED explosives. Police said they recovered various materials that were to be used to manufacture the explosives at Mgutu’s residence in Kangemi.
They included fertilizer, batteries, electrical wire, nails and ball bearings.
Kiguzo Mwangolo Mgutu and Abubakar Jillo Mohamed are said to have been radicalized at Kangemi Mosque and were recruited by Mohamed Abdi Ali who has links with the Syrian group.
Here’s the press release:

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