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14 arrested in connection with Italian Aid Worker abduction




Police officers have arrested 14 suspects in relation to the Tuesday night attack in Chakama Kilifi County where an Italian Aid Worker was abducted.

Police says they have critical information in relation to the kidnap and are pursuing other suspects who are believed to be holding the aid worker.

Coast regional Police Boss Noah Mwivanda says the suspects are being held by police to help with investigation as some of them could have interacted with the kidnappers.

The police boss said they have recovered two motorcycles which were used by the attackers.

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A contingent of security personnel comprising officers from KDF, Police, GSU, KWS and Administration Police together with Special Forces have been tracking the suspects believed to be hiding in the forest.

On Monday three gunmen attacked Chakama and shot five people before kidnapping the Italian aid worker.

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