Tension in Mombasa as Al-Shabaab suspect Rogo killed The smouldering shell of a government van near the Mewa mosque in Majengo, Mombasa, that was set on fire following the death of Sheikh Aboud Rogo. The preacher was gunned down along the Mombasa-Malindi highway on August 27, 2012. Tension in Mombasa as Al-Shabaab suspect Rogo killed By Nation Reporter Posted Monday, August 27 2012 at 12:38 One government vehicle was reduced to a shell as Police engaged riotous youth in running battles in Mombasa town following the murder of Al-Shabaab suspect Sheikh Aboud Rogo. Chaos erupted during the burial prayers for Sheikh Rogo at the Majengo mosque after the youth barricaded Majengo road and lit a borne fire. Business premises in Mombasa's central business area closed as panicky owners feared an escalation of the chaos. Sheikh Rogo was killed on Monday in a drive-by shooting in Bamburi area, Mombasa, while taking his sick wife to hospital. The deceased was facing charges of illegal possession of weapons. In the case, police said Mr Rogo was plotting attacks at a Catholic church, the Likoni Ferry and Nyali Bridge. Mr Rogo was shot near the Pirates beach while driving a van that had six other passengers. According to his wife, Haniya Said Saval, their van had been trailed by another car for a while. The car overtook them and in the process 18 bullets sprayed on Mr Rogo. Mr Rogo's van swerved off the road where died on the spot. His father in-law was also hurt in the hand. MORE TO FOLLOW http://www.nation.co.ke/News/-/1056/1487982/-/y9mumkz/-/index.html Cleric ‘was plotting attacks' in Mombasa Aboud Rogo Mohammed before the Mombasa Chief Magistrate where he was charged for being in possession of illegal firearms in this file photo. Mr Mohammed is among three Kenyans whose assets have been frozen by the US over alleged links to Al Shabaab. By PHILIP MUYANGA firstname.lastname@example.org Posted Tuesday, August 14 2012 at 22:42 Police raided the home of an Islamic preacher after a tip-off that it had weapons that were to be used to attack various public places in Mombasa, a court was told on Tuesday. Cleric Kwanza walimkamata na sasa yadaiwa wamempiga risasi na kumuua. Mombasa jamani kunani tena..khaaa!!!