Prosecution wants more time to detain Rogo’s widow over Mombasa attack

September 15, 2016 1:03 pm
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Haniya Said Saggar was arrested on Wednesday as part of investigation into the aborted attack that left three female terrorists killed and two police officers wounded/CFM NEWS
Haniya Said Saggar was arrested on Wednesday as part of investigation into the aborted attack that left three female terrorists killed and two police officers wounded/CFM NEWS

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 15 – A Court in Mombasa will rule Friday if the widow of slain Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo should remain in custody for two weeks.

This follows an application by the prosecution which wants her detained until police conclude their investigations on her involvement in the Sunday attack at the Mombasa Central Police station.

Haniya Said Saggar was arrested on Wednesday as part of investigation into the aborted attack that left three female terrorists killed and two police officers wounded.

Police have indicated that they intend to open charges against her due to an unspecified role in planning the attack in which three female terrorists were killed and two police officers wounded.

Direct of Public Prosecution DPP, said the accused was directly connected in Sunday attack.

“We are seeking 14 days to investigate her role in the attack. There are communications between her and other suspects and investigations involve analyzing her mobile phone,” Prosecutor Wangila Eugene told the court.
Haniya is also accused of collecting funds to support terrorism activities in the Country.

The three terrorists were shot dead after storming Mombasa Central Police Station.

Coast County Commander Peterson Maelo stated that the women in Hijabs had pretended that they were reporting a stolen mobile phone when one of them stabbed two officers at the report office.

The third hurled a petrol bomb at the station, setting off a fire and prompting officers to open fire on them.

Maelo indicated that all the three attackers have been killed while the two police officers have been rushed to hospital.

He has termed the incident an apparent terror attack.

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