Seven Somali nationals arrested while travelling to Nairobi illegally

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Security officers in Mwingi have arrested seven Somali nationals while trying to travel to Nairobi City illegal.

The seven were arrested today during a security multi- agency crack-down along Thika-Garissa highway.

Speaking to KNA, Mwingi Central Sub- County Police Commander Peter Mutuma, said the aliens were nabbed while travelling in a Dadaab – Garissa – Nairobi bound bus

“The Somali nationals boarded the bus at Dadaab and were travelling to Nairobi and they had no valid travelling documents,” said the Sub County Police Commander.

The seven Somali nationals were Abdi Aziz aged 22 years, Fatuma Sahara 29 years old, Salim Shukri Sheikh 17 years old.

Others are Shimay Abdi Aziz ten years old, Abdullah Abdi Aziz nine years old, Ahmed Abdi Aziz six years old and Maryan Abdi Aziz three years old.

The Sub- County Police Boss said the three are in police custody at Mwingi Police Station.

Also in custody is the bus driver Bishal Mohamed Babuya of Salman Grand Sacco found ferrying the foreigners.

The Police Boss said the suspects will be arraigned at Mwingi Court to face the charges for being unlawfully in the Country.

The bus driver also faces charges of aiding aliens to unlawfully enter into the country.

The security officers suspected the seven entered into the country from their neighbouring Somalia country through Dadaab border.

By Denson mututo

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