He was arrested from a lodging along Mfangano Street in Nairobi where he had been hiding for days after avoiding police dragnet.
He had been trailed to North Eastern province but avoided the police dragnet and abandoned a vehicle he was using and used a different one to Nairobi.
A police report on his movements says he and terror suspect Emrah Erdogan who was arrested in Tanzania had escaped from Somalia and came to Eastleigh for treatment.
They had apparently been injured in a shelling in Afmadowh area in Somalia. And after police got wind of them being in the city for treatment, they allegedly hired a salon car using third party that they wanted to travel to cross the main border.
Najjar’s traveling documents showed he entered Kenya on February 23, 2011 after he was granted a visa that was to run from January 31 2011 to April 30, 2011.
Police statistics show an increase of the number of foreigners flocking to Kenya seeking to join the Al Shabaab terror group.