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Kenyan court finds two guilty of Westgate Mall attack

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.


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