3 suspects found guilty in Garissa University terror attack

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Three suspects were on Wednesday convicted over the 2015 Garissa University terror attack.

Nairobi Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi found Mohamed Ali Abdikar, Hassan Aden Hassan and Rashid Charles Mberesero, a Tanzanian, were involved in attack that left 148 people dead.

Mr Andayi, however, freed Sahal Diry Hussein, saying he cannot be linked to the attack just because he was found in the company of one of the attackers.

Prosecutors had proven “beyond reasonable doubt” that “they knew the plot,” he said, but did not give further details of the alleged conspiracy.

The Nairobi court will sentence the trio on July 3.

The three convictions are the first to result from a long-running investigation and prosecution.