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Court puts Westgate Mall attack suspects on their defence


Three persons accused of carrying out a terror attack at Westgate Mall in 2013 have a case to answer.

Mr Ahmed Abdi, Liban Omar and Hussein Mustafa, were put on their defence by Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi.

The court freed a fourth accused person Mr Adan Dheq.

At least 67 people were killed in the September 21, 2013 attack.

The four has been jointly and separately charged with conspiracy to commit a terrorist act, among other charges.

The case will be mentioned on January 21.