Cape Town – Four mobile phone companies in Kenya are being
investigated following reports that unregistered mobile phones were used
during the Westgate mall siege last month, a report says.
According to BBC, police were questioning the bosses of the
mobile phone companies who they accused of selling unregistered SIM cards.
The four have however denied the allegation, the report
At least 67 people were killed when the upmarket
mall in Nairobi was attacked by Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants.
Kenya, in 2010 made it a mandatory for all SIM cards to be
registered, a move intended to reduce crime and attacks by militant groups.