Woman arrested over bomb scare incident at Doctors Park in Nairobi


Police in Nairobi have arrested a woman believed to have been behind the bomb scare incident at Doctors Park in Parklands on January 30.

Meera Dinesh Patel who is  suspected to be the prime suspect by the DCI adding that she was arrested by detectives from the Anti Terror Police Unit (ATPU) after careful examination of the CCTV footage.

She is suspected to have been the one who left a note on the building’s 5th floor which read:

“Kesho ni Ijumaa… Sisi  ta bomoa Doctors Park yenu. Mimi bado niko kwa building yenu… Bomoa hizi doctors park yenu. Chungeni. Wahindi zote uta chomewa ndani.”

According to the DCI, the incident occurred  just two days after the former manager of the property retired and was replaced.

Ms Dinesh is said to have expressed interest in taking up the manager’s position but was not successful.

“CCTV reviews beefed up by other corroborative evidence has so far placed her at the core of this investigation, & remains in custody pending arraignment,” said the DCI.

“We warn each member of the public against engaging in any such hoax that might cause terror to/interrupt the peace of other persons, as appropriate punitive and lawful actions will be taken against them.”