Isiolo police arrest two teachers suspected of recruiting youth for Shabaab

Isiolo County Criminal Investigation Officer (CCIO) David Cheruiyot. He revealed that two teachers suspected to be radicalising and recruiting young people to join Al-Shabaab terror group were arrested on January 20, 2016. PHOTO | VIVIAN JEBET | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The suspects will be held by officers from the ATPU as investigations continue.
  • Mr Cheruiyot said police are also investigating a group of suspects who have been linked to the disappearance of some youth in Isiolo.
  • Mr Cheruiyot said police have intensified a crackdown on Al-Shabaab suspects in the region.

Two primary school teachers suspected to be radicalising and recruiting young people to join Al-Shabaab terror group have been arrested in Isiolo.

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