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Widow of slain cleric Aboud Rogo arrested, linked to Mombasa attack

Widow of slain cleric Aboud Rogo arrested, linked to Mombasa attack
Widow of slain cleric Aboud Rogo arrested, linked to Mombasa attack

Anti-terrorism detectives arrested slain cleric Aboud Rogo’s wife Haniya Saggar on Wednesday.

She was interrogated by detectives at a police station in Kilifi for a better part of the day.

A source within the police ranks said that the woman was taken for questioning over the recent terror attack at Mombasa central police station.

Three terror suspects were gunned down in the Sunday, September 11 incident.

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The senior cop said that scanty details of preliminary investigations showed that calls were made before the attack.

“The issue is huge and we cannot talk more. We have picked her (Saggar) for investigation. We believe there is a lot since several local phone calls were made,” he said.

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Early November 2012, detectives arrested Rogo’s son, Rumeissa Aboud Rogo, and Swaleh Abdul Majid during a raid at their house in Kikambala, Kilifi county.

The late extremist preacher was shot dead on August 27, 2012 by unnamed assailants in Mombasa as he was driving his wife to hospital.

Rogo was shot more than seventeen times in the head and died instantly, while his wife, Khaniya Said, was shot in the leg.

Haki Africa CEO Khalid Hussein said that ,they have been briefed about the incident and they rushing for rescue.

“We have heard about her arrest. We are now searching for her,” he said.

Kilifi county police boss Wachira Mathenge could not be reached for comment

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Tight security as Uhuru opens ASK show in Mombasa-Aboud Rogo Anniversary

Security has been tightened in Mombasa ahead of tomorrow’s event, which coincides with the arrival of regional presidents to preside over the opening of a new berth at the Mombasa port.

Organisers of the show have installed CCTV cameras in strategic locations.

Security sources quoting intelligence reports also indicate that anti-terror police officers were on high alert over fears that militants may target key installations in Mombasa to mark the first anniversary of the killing of Sheikh Aboud Rogo tomorrow.

Yesterday, Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK)Mombasa County Chairman Anthony Mrima assured that security had been beefed up ahead of the trade fair, which runs from tomorrow through Sunday.

He said show had attracted 170 exhibitors, including 20 newcomers, surpassing last year’s 159.

Mrima said show entry tickets were available for purchase online.

Source-standardmedia.co.ke

Widow of slain cleric Aboud Rogo arrested, linked to Mombasa attack

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