Reports indicate that Nyali Member of Parliament, Mohammed Ali has been helping al-Shabab obtain funding and new recruits. Authorities are also suspecting him to be behind the recent attacks in the Coastal region.
The legislator is likely to be placed on sanctions list in for “engaging in acts that directly or indirectly threaten the peace, security or stability of Kenya and Somalia”.
Mohammed Ali has been accused of being the mastermind behind the leakage of vital information from the Kenya Defence Forces to the Al Shabab militias.
The Kenya Defence Forces has in the past been ambushed by the militia group leading to massive loss of lives.
Mohammed Ali is a former Investigative Journalist with KTN. He initially planned to run for office on an ODM ticket but lost the nominations. He nonetheless went on to win the seat as an independent candidate.
Hon. Mohammed Ali was also a finalist in the People’s Shujaaz Awards 2018 edition under the Health category.