5 suspects, including a Canadian citizen, appeared inside a Kenyan court Friday in connection with a militant assaulton a Nairobi hotelcomplicated that still left 21 dead.
A justice of the peace granted a ask forfrom the prosecution to detain the 4men and onelady for thirtytimeswhile investigations continue.
The suspects are accused of “possible involvement within thealmost 20-hour siege of the DusitD2 hotel and officecomplex by a suicide bomber and 4 gunmen who were all killed by safety forces,” a courtroomdocstated.
“The investigations into this make a difference are complex and transnational and would consequentlyneedadequate time and sources to uncover the entirelegal syndicate,” a statement from Director of Community Prosecutions Noordin Hajji stated.
A complete of 11 suspects had been arrested after Tuesday’s assault, however investigations in to theotherswerestill ongoing.
Those who appeared in courtroominclude Joel Ng’ang’a Wainaina, a taxi driver who ferried the attackers around on severaloccasions, and Oliver Kanyango Muthee, a taxi driver who drove one of the assailants towards the scene of theassault.
Gladys Kaari Justus is being investigated over the transfer of cashwhile Guleid Abdihakim – who retains Canadian citizenship – is being probed more than suspicious communication.
The other suspect Osman Ibrahim is alleged to possessmet with among the attackers on January 8.
Two suspects yetto appear in courtroom, Ali Salim Gichunge and Violet Kemunto Omwoyo possessed SIM cardsthat were in “constant communication” with numbers in Somalia, courtdocumentsexposed.