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24 suspects arrested over mall looting

NAIROBI
By CYRUS OMBATI | November 15th 2013

By CYRUS OMBATI

Twenty-four people suspected to have raided the abandoned Westgate shopping mall and stolen electronic goods have been arrested.

The suspects were arrested yesterday and electronic goods of unknown value recovered from them.

They are alleged to have invaded the mall on Tuesday and Wednesday night and stolen the goods.

“They were arrested and the goods recovered from them following revelations the mall was raided,” said Nairobi Area police chief Benson Kibue.

Some tenants of the mall reported that  their electronic goods were missing following the raid.

The mall has been unmanned since October 21 when police and military officers left the site.

The last body parts, believed to be those of the terrorists, were recovered from the mall on October 20.

Police then announced they would leave  and hand the site over to the mall management.

The terror attack on the mall left 68 people dead and over 200 others injured. At least five soldiers and one police officer also died during the siege. Police have so far charged four suspects in court over the attack and are looking for two others who escaped.

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