Terror suspect charged for being in possession of explosives

Feruz Hamid Abubakar and herlawyer Chacha Mwita during at the court in Mombasa. PHOTO: COURTESY.

Mombasa, KENYA: A 30-year-old woman was on Friday charged in a Mombasa court for allegedly being in possession of explosives.

Court heard that on 7th January 2017, Feruz Hamid Abubakar was found to be in possession of four electric detonators and two explosive boosters.

Ms Feruz was arrested on Monday at 2:00 PM in her home located in Bondeni area within Mombasa County.

It is alleged that the accused person intended to use explosives in commissioning terrorist acts in the country.

She was also charged with six other charges of being in possession of other person’s Identity Cards.

The facts were that on 7th January 2017,at Floringi area in Bondeni within Mombasa county,Ms Feruz was found to be in possession of other person’s identity cards which she could not account for.

She pleaded not guilty to all the charges before Mombasa Senior Principal Magistrate Henry Nyakweba.

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Court will on Monday determine whether she will be granted bond terms.