Akasha family 'traded guns with Al Shabaab'
SEE ALSO :Car bomb kills 61 people in MogadishuBaktash revealed to Goswami that he worked with an Italian man who was not named in court documents to negotiate with Al Shabaab. He narrated of a well-oiled system between the negotiator, ship crews and the Akasha brothers that would pass the attention of State security at a blink of the eye. Passing the State security agents was one thing, and dealing with ports officials who keenly scan each and every consignment was another. After a deal was reached, money would be wired to the terrorist group and they would in turn supply weapons to cargo ship crews that docked at the Port of Mombasa. The Akasha brothers, the court was told, narrated to Goswami how the dare devil Ibrahim would travel to Kenya-Somalia border to purchase weapons from Al Shabaab.
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