Nandi: Suspected Female Terrorist Arrested, Confesses to Receiving 2-Year Training from al Shabaab

Police in Tinderet, Nandi county have arrested a suspected terrorist after a tip-off from members of the public.

The suspect was identified as Sheril Vugusta Lodenyo, a Luhya from Igunga village, Chavakali in Vihiga county and was cohabiting with Laban Kimutai at Kamalambu village.

Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to having undergone training on weapon handling, kidnapping, robberies and use of explosives for two years with the al-Shabaab.

According to a police report seen by, the 22-year-old claimed she was kidnapped by the terror group from Kilifi county in 2019.

The vicenarian added that she escaped through Lamu, Mombasa and headed to her home county where she allegedly stayed until August 2021 and later to Kamalambu to date.

The lady is said to have attended the recent KDF recruiting centres but her motive was yet to be established.

The suspect was escorted to Kapsabet Police Station awaiting collection by the Eldoret ATPU.


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