Four Al-Shabaab suspects arrested at Ifo in Dadaab, weapons recovered

Security officers on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, inspect some of the weapons seized following a sting operation that led to the arrest of four Al-Shabaab suspects at the Ifo refugee camp in Dadaab, Garissa County, over the weekend. PHOTO | ABDIMALIK HAJIR | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • This is the third time security officers in Garissa have arrested suspects and seized weapons.
  • The officers seized three AK-47 rifles, 92 rounds of ammunitions, seven magazines and eight magazine pouches.
  • Also recovered were six mobile phones and over 200 mobile phone motherboards believed to be used in making improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
  • Saleh assured those volunteering information that their identities would remain anonymous and all the information kept in confidence.

Four people suspected to be members of Al-Shabaab have been arrested at the Ifo refugee camp in Dadaab, Garissa County.

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