Two Egerton University students arrested after posting fake and alarming terror threat messages on Facebook.

Two Egerton University students arrested after posting fake and alarming terror threat messages on Facebook.The two Egerton university students have been arrested and will be interrogated for causing panic after they sent alarming and false terror threats on a fake Facebook account.The message which was posted on ‘Egerton Campus Life page’ said, “We are not joking and if you think we are wait for us. Garissa is nothing compared to what will in Egerton University, Allah is to be worship. We have spies and maps of the whole Egerton.”Police had placed Sh2 million reward on Robert Mungai alias Robert Mohammed Blues a man alleged to be behind the social media posts soon after the messages started circulating.The arrested students were identified as Titus Ngare Nyagah an Economics/sociology student in his second year and Alex Wachira. On interrogation they told police they were doing it for fun.Njoro sub county commissioner Mohamed Noor said the arrests were made at 1am on Saturday following a long search by police. The students had been using a fake Facebook account to claim there was a planned terror attack at the university and using the name of Robert Mungai aka Robert Mohamed Blues. Police want to understand if they have any links to terror groups. Some students are said to have escaped from the main college and other campuses fearing an attack would happen.The incident came two days after four terrorists struck Garissa University and killed 148 people before they were killed by special police in a 12 hour siege.Two other suspects are being held over the attack. They include a Tanzanian national.

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