Muslim and political leaders from Mombasa have welcomed a government amnesty for radicalised youth.
Muslim clerics listen to Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho at Aga Khan Jubilee Hall on Wednesday April 15, 2015. They welcomed the 10-day amnesty to radicalised youths but asked the government to give “a clear’’ plan on how it will be done. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP
- They said they were optimistic that the amnesty will work through joint efforts by the community, leaders, security agencies and county administrators.
- County Commissioner Nelson Marwa asked the youth who have been involved in terror including those who have returned from Somalia to take advantage of the amnesty.
- Those who surrender, Mr Marwa said, will be rehabilitated and reintegrated into the society.
- After the amnesty, Mr Marwa said, the government will swiftly flush them out of their hiding places.
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