Four Kenya Mall Massacre Suspects Denied Bail

Wednesday, 04 Dec 2013 08:39 AM

By Joel Himelfarb

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Citing public safety concerns, a Kenyan court has denied bail to four suspects accused of aiding the gunmen who carried out September’s massacre at Westgate Mall in Nairobi,  in which 67 people were killed, All-Africa.com reported Wednesday.
 
In announcing the ruling, Nairobi Chief Magistrate Kiarie Waweru said the safety of the public takes precedence over the defendants’ rights.  

The four, identified as Liban Abdullah, Hussein Hassan, Adnan Ibrahim, and  Mohammed Ahmed Abdi, are accused of aiding a team of terrorists affiliated with the Somali group al-Shabab who attacked the mall, the BBC reported.

Kenyan police say the four suspects, ethnic Somalis living in Kenya illegally, had sheltered the gunmen at their homes in Nairobi.

Authorities said initially that between 10 and 15 terrorists were involved in the mall attack, but closed circuit television footage showed just four attackers. The bodies of three gunmen were recovered at the mall, and it is unclear if any of them managed to escape.

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