NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – A Kenyan official says a German man is sought for questioning about the activities of an al-Qaida-linked militia group.
Police spokesman Eric Kiraithe said in a statement Saturday that Ahmed Khaled Mueller is wanted for questioning over the criminal activities of the Somalia-based al-Shabab militia.
He says Mueller may be armed and goes by the aliases Andreas Martin Muller and Abu Nusaibah. Kiraithe says Mueller may have entered the country illegally.
Al-Shabab, Somalia’s most dangerous insurgent group, has threatened to bomb Kenya for sending troops into Somalia.
Kenya’s government says the military incursion into Somalia was a reaction to the threat posed by al-Shabab whom it blamed for a wave of attacks and kidnappings on Kenyan soil.
(This version CORRECTS APNewsNow. Note both spellings of German name are correct: Mueller and Muller)
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