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