GOOBJOOG NEWS|NAIROBI: Kenya has warned that one of its nationals who is a member of the militant group Al-Shabaab is planning to attack the country using his aviation skills.
“He is wanted by the Anti-Terrorism Police. He is a trained pilot on a mission to carry out an aviation attack. Currently, he is in Somalia and is planning on how to sneak back into Kenya. If seen report to any nearest security agency,” an alert issued by the police read.
According to Kenyan security agencies, Rashi Mwalimu who trained as a pilot in the Philippines is currently in Somalia and could be planning to return to the country to launch an attack.
Rashid and Cholo Abdi Abdulla who is in US custody joined Al-Shabaab in 2015 before they were sponsored to train as pilots in the Philipines.
The two were later admitted to the Al-Shabaab intelligence unit, Amniyat.