Police Hold in Custody the Man who Forcefully Stormed Into Kongowea Market On Sunday

Anti-terror police in Mombasa are having in custody a man who drove into Kongowea Market yesterday at breakneck speed through the market's exit gate.

Police reports say, the man who arrived at the market in the morning at around 9am yesterday refused to have his vehicle inspected by the city council police and instead forced his way into the market.

As he was doing so, another man was blocking with his vehicle Nissan saloon car the main entrance to the Mombasa County fire department. Detectives suspect the two were working in cahoots.

Anti-terror police are holding the first car. The second one was impounded by the county inspectorate but there was no information about its driver. Detectives revealed that the two arrived in Mombasa a few days ago and have been staying in the same hotel room.

The man in custody, a Kenyan, has recently travelled to various parts of East and Horn of Africa regions.

Mombasa County commander Robert Kitur said investigations had been launched to establish the motive of their actions yesterday on Sunday.

“We holding him for interrogations and trying to establish his motive of entering the market by force,” Kitur said.

Kitur said they have so far found nothing suspicious in the man’s vehicle.

He said police were also trying to the trace the movements since he arrived in the country and who he has met. He revealed that according to his passport, the man visited Tanzania and Ethiopia before coming to Kenya.

The city inspectorate director Ibrahim Mwasafari further revealed the suspect had two driving licences bearing different names from those in his identity card.

“When the city council police arrested him and told him to show his drivering licence, we found out the man has two driving licences,” Mwasafari said.

[Some info from SDE]
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