Police investigate “terror letter” that sent panic in Likoni Church

Police investigate “terror letter” that sent panic in Likoni Church

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Likoni police Boss Willy Simba . PHOTO/FILE.

Mombasa, KENYA: Police in Likoni are investigating the the author of the letter that caused terror alert in one of the churches in the area.

The letter is reported to have been left by an anonymous person and outside the gate of church, was also a jerican of one litre full of petrol.

The letter allegedly  wanted the congregates to join Alshabaab and MRC gang with immediate effect.

Services on Sunday at the Salvation Army church were disrupted as there were rumours that there was a bomb.

Likoni police boss Willy Simba confirmed to Baraka FM about the letter saying officers from CID and ATPU were working to unravel the mystery.

“i think there is wrangle between church leaders,this is just a scare” said Simba.

In 2014 Joy in Jesus church in Likoni was attacked by gunmen and five people were killed while several others injured.

Meanwhile a Tuktuk oparator has died in Kona mpya Likoni along ukunda likoni road.

Its alleged that two tuktuks both moving towards Likoni from ukunda hit each other head on and the passengers were thrown out of them.

Registratin no. ktwa755e hit ktwa 812 c and the driver of ktwa 755 aged 35 years, sustained serious
head and neck injuries.

He was rushed to Likoni district hospital but later died while undergoing treatment.

Likoni police boss Simba said 5 other passengers sustained injuries. The accident happened at 1pm