Police investigate terror cell recruiting youths in Siaya

What you need to know:

  • County Commissioner Michael ole Tialaal says the group has been recruiting youths at Nyadorera and that some of them had crossed into Somalia to join terror group Al-Shabaab.
  • He stressed the need to empower the youths, saying some opt to join terror groups because of marginalisation and poverty.
  • NCTC Deputy Director Joseph Opondo said four regional development authorities will receive Sh76 million to empower youth and women.

The government is closely monitoring the activities of a radicalisation and terrorist recruitment cell in Siaya County.

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