Wednesday October 7, 2020
NAIROBI (HOL) – A court in Kenya has found two Al-Shabaab suspects guilty of plotting and taking part in the 2013 terror attack in Nairobi’s Westgate Mall that left 67 people dead.
Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi declared the two-Mohamed Ahmed and Hussein Hassan Mustafa guilty of the offense in a verdict delivered today after delays for two times.
The court however acquitted the third suspect Liban Omar for lack of evidence. A fourth suspect, Adan Dheq was also acquitted in 2019.During the trial, 145 witnesses testified against the suspects before the court concluded the proceedings.
The sentencing will be delivered October 22.