Radical imam's widow arrested over Kenyan attack

Police patrol outside of a police station in Mombasa on September 11, 2016, following a knife and firebomb attack by three womenThe widow of a radical imam was arrested Wednesday in Mombasa for alleged links to one of three female assailants shot dead while attacking the Kenyan city’s main police station, a police source said. The assailants were alleged to be “sympathisers” of the Islamic State group. The arrested woman is the widow of Aboud Rogo Mohammed, an imam killed in Mombasa in August 2012 who was until his death the main preacher at the city’s Musa mosque, seen as the heart of radical Islam in Kenya.

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