Three men caught taking photos of the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel have been remanded for five days.

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Appearing before a Nairobi court on Wednesday, the three were directed to remain in custody, to allow the police conclude their investigations.

The three were identified ad; Mohammed Bashi Aden Abdi, Mohammed Guled, and Ibrahim Mohammed Guled. 

Police are currently probing the three of claims that they were planning to conduct a terror attack at the facility. 

Court documents indicate that Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) officers arrested the suspects on August 11, 2019, at Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel in Nairobi, after they showed weird character while at the facility. 

The suspects were reportedly found in possession of different items including; electronic gadgets, Kenya national Identification Cards, and mobile gadgets. 

The items have since been forwarded to the forensic team for further research. 

ATPU sergeant Joseph Mwiti said the suspects were undertaking surveillance of the hotel before they were arrested.

“That the respondents were covertly taking photographs at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel and when questioned on the same they did not give explanations as to why they were taking photographs of the hotel,” said Mwiti as quoted by Citizen.