ESCAPEES ARRAIGNED

[PHOTOS] Prosecution lays out exhibits in Kamiti prison break

The three admitted to escaping from prison, but denied committing any terrorist activity.

In Summary

•The three are accused of escaping from Kamiti  maximum prison on November 14, 2021.

•The three admitted to escaping from prison, but denied committing any terrorist activity.

Abdulmajid Yassin is the fourth accused person for directly/ indirectly willingly helping the three terror suspects to escape from Kamiti maximum prison on or before 15, November 2021 before chief magistrate Diana Mochache on 29, November 2021./ MERCY MUMO
Abdulmajid Yassin is the fourth accused person for directly/ indirectly willingly helping the three terror suspects to escape from Kamiti maximum prison on or before 15, November 2021 before chief magistrate Diana Mochache on 29, November 2021./ MERCY MUMO

Three Kamiti Maximum prison escapees on Monday appeared before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache at the Kahawa Law Courts.

The three admitted to escaping from prison, but denied committing any terrorist activity.

The trio; Musharraf Abdalla Akhulunga alia Zarkarawi, Mohammed Ali Abikar and Joseph Juma Odhiambo alias Yusuf who were also in the company of a fourth accused pleaded guilty to escaping from lawful custody for the three accused.

Joseph Juma Odhiambo, one of the three terror suspect accused of escaping from Kamiti maximum prison on or before 15, November 2021 before chief magistrate Diana Mochache on 29, November 2021./ MERCY MUMO
Joseph Juma Odhiambo, one of the three terror suspect accused of escaping from Kamiti maximum prison on or before 15, November 2021 before chief magistrate Diana Mochache on 29, November 2021./ MERCY MUMO

They however, denied another count where they were accused of committing a terrorist act by escaping from the prison, which was a threat to national security.

The fourth accused, Abdulmajid Yassin was charged with aiding the escape of the other three prisoners  from Kamiti Maximum.

The three terror suspect Musharaf Abdalla, Mohamed Ali and Joseph Juma Odhiambo before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021. The three are accused of escaping from Kamiti GK maximum prison on or before 15, November 2021./ MERCY MUMO
The three terror suspect Musharaf Abdalla, Mohamed Ali and Joseph Juma Odhiambo before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021. The three are accused of escaping from Kamiti GK maximum prison on or before 15, November 2021./ MERCY MUMO

He denied the charge.

The three are accused of escaping from Kamiti  maximum prison on November 14, 2021.

The prosecutor hold a Rectangle shaped piece of mattress that was used to cover the hole at Kamiti Prison where the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021 before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache./ MERCY MUMO
The prosecutor hold a Rectangle shaped piece of mattress that was used to cover the hole at Kamiti Prison where the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021 before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache./ MERCY MUMO

The court heard that the three escaped through a drill hole in cell number six which was made with the aid of metal bar and nails.

They used a piece of mattress to cover the hole.

The prosecutor explained how a makeshift ladder made of pieces of blankets, bed sheets, two metal bars and pieces of wooden pole that was used to help the three terror suspect escape from Kamiti Prison which the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021./MERCY MUMO
The prosecutor explained how a makeshift ladder made of pieces of blankets, bed sheets, two metal bars and pieces of wooden pole that was used to help the three terror suspect escape from Kamiti Prison which the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021./MERCY MUMO

They also made a makeshift contraption by cutting the blanket into pieces using a razor blade, tied it together and used it to climb the wall.

The prosecutor hold a Chisel that was used to drill the hole at Kamiti Prison which the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021./MERCY MUMO
The prosecutor hold a Chisel that was used to drill the hole at Kamiti Prison which the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021./MERCY MUMO

The prosecution provided a chisel, two razor blades, and two nails as part of evidence of what they used to make their way out of the prison.

The prosecutor hold two razor blades that were used to cut the pieces of blankets and bedsheets that were used to make the makeshift ladder at Kamiti Prison where the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021 before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache./ MERCY MUMO
The prosecutor hold two razor blades that were used to cut the pieces of blankets and bedsheets that were used to make the makeshift ladder at Kamiti Prison where the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021 before Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache./ MERCY MUMO
The prosecutor holds a nail bar that was used to drill the hole at Kamiti Prison which the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021./MERCY MUMO
The prosecutor holds a nail bar that was used to drill the hole at Kamiti Prison which the accused escaped from at Kahawa law court on 29, November 2021./MERCY MUMO