Kenyan police arrest terror suspect

 NAIROBI, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police confirmed Monday the arrest of a terror suspect at a local trading center in Garissa County in northeast Kenya.

The police said the suspect was arrested at Kulan trading center around midday on Monday by security officers following a tip-off from members of the public.

"The suspect is currently held at Kulan police post awaiting collection by anti-terrorism police unit Dadaab," the police said in a security report.

The east African nation has been on heightened vigilance due to the threat of terror posed by the al-Qaida linked al-Shabab militants.

Al-Shabab terrorists have been attacking places in counties including Mandera, Wajir and Garissa in the northeast region bordering Somalia after breaching security zones.  



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