Tanzanian police arrest suspected terrorists
Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA). Police are holding two Pakistani nationals suspected to be terrorists. The two were arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) a few minutes before boarding a Nairobi-bound Kenya Airways Flight yesterday morning.
While the police maintained that their arrest was just a regular procedure whenever there is any passenger who displays what relevant authorities see as suspicious or if one has violated certain airport regulations, the Kenya Airways crew raised the red flag when “they noticed unusual movements” during the boarding time. Following the arrest, Nairobi immediately dispatched a team of officers from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) who arrived yesterday and joined their counterparts in Dar es Salaam in interrogating the suspects.
A reliable source said that initially, the two Pakistanis were booked in the Kenya Airways Flight Number KQ487 that was to leave Dar es Salaam at 7.30pm on Sunday, but were arrested while boarding the 5am flight.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review KenyaSimilar Stories