Posts Tagged “#DusitExplosion”

How security managers are upgrading security guards in counter terrorism mission

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How security managers are upgrading security guards in counter terrorism mission

The launch of a report titled ‘Understanding the impact of violent extremism on Kenya private sector that was prepared by the Kenyan private sector alliance, revealed current efforts by National Counter Terrorism center in safeguaring Kenyans from future attempted attack. “We have certain hotels and malls where we are working actively with owners and security…

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Undercover operatives manning selected hotels & malls to counter terrorism

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Undercover operatives manning selected hotels & malls to counter terrorism

Kenyans have been for obvious reasons uneasy while running their daily activities following numerous caution from US Embassy to be vigilant over terror suspicions. The Kenyan authorities on the other side are not only looking for answers to Dusit D2 comlex and Latema explosion but are as well focused on keeping citizens safe incase there…

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Dusit D2 to make a comeback in June

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Dusit D2 to make a comeback in June

After the January Terror attack that left 21 people dead, at Dusit D2 Hotel, the hotel will re-open its doors to the public in June. Six employees from the hotel lost their lives; four on full-time basis and two were contracted security guards. Still to get over the well coordinated attack, the Chief Operating Officer Lim Boon…

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Detectives investigates Safaricom, banks involvement in Dusit terror attack

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Detectives investigates Safaricom, banks involvement in Dusit terror attack

Following the riverside terror attack that left 21 people dead, the Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti is considering charges against officials from the CBK Supervision Department, the Financial Reporting Center, Safaricom’s M-Pesa Supervision Department and officials from Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank, Equity Bank, Diamond Trust Bank and Cooperative Bank. Detectives are investigating…

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Dusit D2 hotel to re-open in three months time after terror attack

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Dusit D2 hotel to re-open in three months time after terror attack

DusitD2 hotel is set to re-open in June 2019 almost six months after the terror attack on January 15 that left 21 people dead. Four of the deceased were full-time employees and two were contracted security staff of the hotel. However, no guests were harmed in the attack. “The spirit of determination that runs through…

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How Safaricom is struggling to wash off its hands from Dusit attack

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How Safaricom is struggling to wash off its hands from Dusit attack

Safaricom network is really struggling to get out of the mess they got themselves in through allowing transactions that facilitated DusitD2 attackers. The team of Investigators have not loosen the the nut. The DCI  is still pressing for Safaricom to take up the responsibility for the numerous transactions. The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti…

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How law enforcement agencies are acting to prevent Dusit Anonymous transaction from repeating

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How law enforcement agencies are acting to prevent Dusit Anonymous transaction from repeating

Did you know that carrying out some money transactions can land you in problem? Well, let us refer to the most recent terror attack at the DusitD2  Hotel long 14 Riverside drive in Nairobi. Do you remember the transaction the terror suspect made with some financial institutions? The Central Bank supervises banks through its supervision…

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How top banks allegedly facilitated transfer of millions by DusitD2 attackers

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How top banks allegedly facilitated transfer of millions by DusitD2 attackers

The team of investigators are not done with establishing how the DusitD2 attack was planned and executed. The office of Director of Criminal Investigation is covering tracks of how the attackers got facilitated financial until the carried out the deadly attack. DCI George Kinoti is considering charges against officials from the CBK Supervision Department, the…

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How Safaricom allegedly aided the DusitD2 terrorists

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How Safaricom allegedly aided the DusitD2 terrorists

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Supervision Department is among the officials being targeted by Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti over the recent DusitD2 terror attack in Nairobi. The DCI is considering charges against the officials. Detectives are investigating how Sh9 million used to finance the Dusit terror attack was sent through the M-Pesa network. The Anti-Terror Police…

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Photos of Sakaja with Dusit lucky soul who survived 7 bullets

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Photos of Sakaja with Dusit lucky soul who survived 7 bullets

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja, on Sunday, promised to clear Ksh100,000 medical bill for Emmanuel Omalla, a delivery man who was caught in the Dusit Riverside attack on January 15. Sakaja promised to clear the young man’s bill after Omala’s story was aired on TV showing how he was struggling to recuperate following the horrific attack….

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Senator Sakaja clears medical bill for a Dusit attack victim

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Senator Sakaja clears medical bill for a Dusit attack victim

Citizen Tv highlighted the story of Emmanuel Omala who survived the Dusit Attack a month ago, after he was shot seven times on the stomach. According to Omala while speaking in an interview said that he had signed an agreement with the hospital to be paying Sh3,000 every month until he clears bill which had accumulated upto Ksh…

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FAILED PROMISES ON DUSIT TERRORIST ATTACK SURVIVORS – DP RUTO

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FAILED PROMISES ON DUSIT TERRORIST ATTACK SURVIVORS – DP RUTO

Deputy President William Ruto is yet to fulfill his promise to Riverside attack survivors who were hospitalised at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). DP Ruto who visited the terror attack victims at KNH two days after the incident, promised them that the government would offset their medical bills. However, the casualties have not received any  aid from…

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Well cooperative Dusit terror suspects set free from custody

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Well cooperative Dusit terror suspects set free from custody

The ATPU, through the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, has released Gladys Kaari, Guleid Abdihakim, Hussein Khamis and insurance agent Zipporah Karanja among the five NTSA officials set free after ATPU withdrew allegations on them over Dusit terror links. Kaari was detained after ATPU established that she aided the leader of the six…

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Why released NTSA officials over dusit vehicle will be reporting at counter terrorism office every month

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Why released NTSA officials over dusit vehicle will be reporting at counter terrorism office every month

After another terror truth search, the Anti-terrorism Police Unit has eventually withdrawn terror link allegations against five NTSA employees over the fatal Dusit attack that left survivers traumatic memories after the incident. The agency has released the five; director of registration and licensing Jacqueline Githinji and her deputy Cosmas Ngesa together with clerical officers, Irungu…

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The long Journey of DusitD2 Hotel complex back to Normalcy

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The long Journey of DusitD2 Hotel complex back to Normalcy

Inside one of the re-opened dusitD2 Hotel restaurants in Nairobi’s 14 Riverside business complex, it is easy to forget the hail of bullets and grenades that rained on hapless guests and other office occupants just over two weeks ago. Signs of the 18-hour long terror siege and elite security forces battle to rescue hundreds of…

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DusitD2 hotel plans a major come back in June

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DusitD2 hotel plans a major come back in June

DusitD2 hotel is set to re-launch in June after the dreadful January terror attack that left four of its employees and two security officers attached to the facility dead. The Bangkok-based high-end hotel, which re-opened on 23rd January, has issued a detailed re-launch strategy that includes “introducing new dining concepts and planning a series of…

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Here are Signs Of A Terror Attack You Should Watch Out For

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Here are Signs Of A Terror Attack You Should Watch Out For

You never know when a terror attack would strike but it is wise to keep o the look out for any signs.  Its better to be safe than sorry because extreme vigilance among in Kenya must be observed to protect you and the ones around you. The government has stepped up counter-terrorism measures, it has…

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Why a 15 year old is being held in custody in connection with Dusit attack

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Why a 15 year old is being held in custody in connection with Dusit attack

A 15-year-old boy is among five suspects held by the Anti Terrorism Police Unit for 21 days in relation to their possible involvement in aiding the Dusit attack. The minor was arrested in Mandera town on January 28. ATPU’s inspector Shadrack Mumba said the minor received a parcel from the leader of the attackers Ali…

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KFC receipt leads to probe of new Dusit suspect related to Gichunge

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KFC receipt leads to probe of new Dusit suspect related to Gichunge

Dusit D2 attack has made a reputation of of arresting and setting free supects suspected to be involved in the horrific siege that left 21 dead and many injured. In latest development,a Nairobi court on Monday detained a Somali national for 30 days over his possible involvement in aiding and abetting the January 15, 2019…

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Dusit D2 attackers traced to Dadaab

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Dusit D2 attackers traced to Dadaab

12 suspects have reportedly been arrested at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp — signalling the complex balance between internal security and offering humanitarian aid at the third largest refugee camp in the world. Intelligence sources intimated the details to Nation just twenty days after the attack at Nairobi’s Dusit D2 Complex at Riverside Drive, Westlands. Sources…

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Nyeri Court releases Dusit Terrorist Suspect

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Nyeri Court releases Dusit Terrorist Suspect

A Nyeri court on Friday freed three Dusit terror attack suspects for lack of evidence. Abdul Kibiringi, James Mwai and Habiba Hunshur had on Monday appeared in court after being arrested on Friday last week. The police had asked for five days to complete investigations. Resident magistrate Nelly Kariuki allowed the request. When the suspects returned to court, the…

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Inside Mahir Khalid Riziki’s Dreaded Journey Across 3 Countries To Have a Date With Blood Thirsty “Animals”

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Inside Mahir Khalid Riziki’s Dreaded Journey Across 3 Countries To Have a Date With Blood Thirsty “Animals”

Ever wondered why a 2o year old would let go of a seemingly promising future just to dine with bloody thirsty terrorists? Well such is the story of Mahir Khalid Riziki, the Dusit D2 Suicide bomber who was barely 20 when he joined a radical Islamist cell that assassinated police in his home town of…

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NTSA alleged facilitators of Dusit attack slapped with more days in custody

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NTSA alleged facilitators of Dusit attack slapped with more days in custody

Six employees of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) have been remanded for 30 days for possibly aiding and abetting terrorists in the 14 Riverside Drive attack. Anthony Mjaka Kadu, Jacqueline Githinji, Cosmas Ngeso, Nderitu Irving, Stephen Kariuki Mbaka and Charles Wangocho Ndungu were arraigned on Thursday over issuance of a fake number plate for…

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Eldoret man found with videos,images and articles on terrorism locked up

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Eldoret man found with videos,images and articles on terrorism locked up

Following the deadly Dusit terror attack that claims 21 lives, a total of 14 people were arrested in connection with the attack – three were released on Friday for lack of evidence. A court in Eldoret on Friday sentenced a man to 15 years in jail after he was found guilty of being an al Shabaab…

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Riverside terror attack suspects released by court

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Riverside terror attack suspects released by court

Police in Nyeri have withdrawn the charges of three individuals who arraigned in court in connection with 14 Riverside Dusit complex terrorist attack in Nairobi. This was after the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit closed the file telling the court there were no links found linking the three, Mr Abdul Kibiringi, Mr James Mwai Mwangi and Ms Habiba…

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How miscellaneous application to continue holding dusit terror suspects failed

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How miscellaneous application to continue holding dusit terror suspects failed

Dusit D2 comples terror suspects  Mr Abdul Kibiringi, Mr James Mwai Mwangi and Ms Habiba Gedi Hunshur have been in remand since Monday as the court had allowed detectives to detain them for interrogation They were being probed on allegations conspiracy to commit terrorism and and being in contact with the attackers prior to the…

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Nyeri court sets free Top Al-Shabaab recruiters suspects

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Nyeri court sets free Top Al-Shabaab recruiters suspects

A Nyeri court on Friday freed three Dusit terror attack suspects for lack of evidence. Abdul Kibiringi, James Mwai and Habiba Hunshur had on Monday appeared in court after being arrested on Friday last week. The police had asked for five day days to complete investigations. Resident magistrate Nelly Kariuki allowed the request. When the suspects returned to court,…

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Going the Westgate Way Again? Shock as Court Frees Dusit D2 Terror Attack Suspects

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Going the Westgate Way Again? Shock as Court Frees Dusit D2 Terror Attack Suspects

Are we going the Westgate way again? President Uhuru Kenyatta, while making his remarks following the Dusit D2 Attack that claimed 21 lives called upon all investigative agencies to act with speed and diligence so that the perpetrators of the heinous cowardly act are brought to book. Investigative agencies led by the DCI and the…

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Dusit Attack Victim Odu Cobra Must Be Smiling in Heaven After Governor Sonko Did This

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Dusit Attack Victim Odu Cobra Must Be Smiling in Heaven After Governor Sonko Did This

They say that death always comes like a thief. Nobody knows when this dreaded monster will come knocking at their doors. Many families are always left wallowing in pain and sorrow after the loss of one of their loved ones. Such is the case of the late James Oduor alias Odu Cobra’s family. Cobra left…

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Sonko offers full Funeral support for the Dusit fallen Hero ,Cobra

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Sonko offers full Funeral support for the Dusit fallen Hero ,Cobra

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has offered free transport for mourners going for the burial of the late James Oduor Radido alias Odu Cobra. The philanthropic Governor stated the county offered a helping hand to ensure that the popular Cobra is given a decent send off. ​ “No amount equates the life and talent we have lost but…

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