Interpol: Iran ‘tried to bribe Kenyans into freeing agents’

Iranians Ahmad Abolfathi Mohammad (right) and Sayed Mansour Mousavi in a Nairobi court June 27, 2012. The two were found guilty of plotting terror attacks in Kenya. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

What you need to know:

  • Kenya officials say the two are members of Iran Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps or Qods Force, an elite and secretive unit which executes covert foreign missions.

  • Detectives say the two are some of the most dangerous terrorists to have ever set foot on Kenyan soil.

  • Its officers operate covertly to spread Iran’s negative influences far and wide, and they have been responsible for numerous terrorist attacks and attempted attacks globally.

The case of two Iranians who were twice found guilty of plotting terrorist attacks in Kenya before being freed by the Court of Appeal has taken a new twist after the release of an Interpol report.


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