Police in Tinderet, Nandi County are holding a woman believed to have links with the Al shabaab terror group.
The 22-year-old woman was arrested after her neighbors tipped officers at Soghor police station in Nandi County of a suspicious activity.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the woman confessed to have been in Somalia for two years after allegedly being kidnapped by the terror group in Kilifi in 2019.
“She confessed to have been trained on weapon handling skills, hostage taking and use of explosives among other skills,” stated DCI.
The woman is said to have attended the recently concluded Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment exercise at different centers.
Anti Terror detectives have since taken over investigations into the matter and shall be grilling the suspect for more information.