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The suspects Kiguzo Mwangolo Mgutu and Abubakar Jillo Mohamed. Photo/Kenya Police
Police Spokesman George Kinoti in a statement said after interrogating Ali he led them to the two suspects.
Kinoti said the two suspects are the authors a document that has been circulating online purporting the formation of a terror group by the name Jahba East Africa that declared allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Police recovered from the house Mwangolo materials used to make explosives including nails, ball bearings, batteries, electrical wire, fertilizer, cell phones and other suspected explosive substances which have been taken for forensic analysis.
“Following Mohamed Abdi Ali’s arrest, members of his network have been planning retaliatory attacks using home made explosives,
“The arrest of the two has foiled terror attacks with explosives and other weapons that were planned for Nairobi and Mombasa,” Kinoti said in the statement.