High court in Kenya orders 2 Iranian suspected terrorists to remain in custody until their case is heard and determined
Posted by African Press International on August 17, 2012
The were arrested by the security forces with white border meant for making bombs.
They have been cooperatinbg with the police during the investigations but the prosecution fears they will abscond if the are granted bail.
The two had successfully applied and were granted bail during the hearing earlier in a lower court. The government appealed the ruling and now Justice Lydia Achode has cancelled the ksh 2million cash baill. The two are impatient men and may appeal to the Court of Appeal.
In her ruling she says “Although the constitution requires all suspects granted bail Lady Justice Achode she fears the two may abscond.
Terrorism on Kenyan soil by terrorist group Al-shabaab is very disturbing. The two Iranians may have been ready to support Al-shabaab’s activities in the country.