Sunday, May 26, 2013

Woolwich Murder Suspect Arrested By Kenya In 2010 For Attempting To Join al-Shabaab

Michael Adebolajo.

Kenya Arrested British Solider Murder Suspect in 2010 -- Voice of America

Kenyan officials say a suspect in last week's savage murder of a British soldier in London was arrested in 2010 near the East African country's border with Somalia.

Michael Adebolajo and five others were detained and questioned by Kenyan authorities in the port city of Mombasa over links to the al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group al-Shabab.

Adebolajo was believed to have been preparing to train and fight with al-Shabab, but was released after two days due to lack of evidence.

Kenya's government spokesman said he was arrested under the fake name he was using at the time - Michael Olemendis Ndemolajo - and handed to British authorities.

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More News On Woolwich Murder Suspect Being Arrested By Kenya In 2010 For Attempting To Join al-Shabaab

Suspect in London soldier's killing had been arrested in Kenya -- FOX News/AP
Woolwich attack suspect arrested for alleged attempt to join al-Shabaab -- The Guardian
Woolwich murder probe: suspect Michael Adebolajo held in Kenya in 2010 -- BBC
Woolwich attacker Adebolajo was arrested in Kenya in 2010 over Al Shabaab suspicions -- ABC News (Australia)
Suspect Michael Adebolajo held in Kenya terror link in 2010 -- The Australian
Woolwich attack suspects – at-a-glance profiles -- The Guardian
Who is the bloody, cleaver-wielding man tied to the gory London attack? -- CNN

My Comment: It looks like he was a committed Jihadist who wanted to kill people. Talk about being put on the radar for law enforcement. But what unnerves me are the comments from his friends .... none have expressed any sympathy for the victim.

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