University student and a soldier among those arrested in Eastleigh for abduction offences

Kenya Defence Forces Officers in action.
Kenya Defence Forces Officers in action.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations, DCI, Detectives last night arrested 5 abductors, among them a university student and a soldier, within Eastleigh area and  rescued 3 victims. The abductors were demanding for Ksh.5,000 release fee (ransom) from each victim. The suspects will be arraigned in court today.

Those arrested are:

  • Mohamed Sharmake Abdi; a soldier based at the Kahawa Barracks

  • Mr. Abdikalif Mohammed Noor

  • Ahmed Abdullahi Abdi (The driver of the vehicle)

  • Abdi Hamid Mohamed Abdi~Student at the Kenya Methodist University, KeMU,  and

  • Salah Abdi

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