Three acquitted of conspiracy charges for Kenya hotel bombing

Three acquitted of conspiracy charges for Kenya hotel bombing

[JURIST] A Kenyan magistrate on Monday acquitted three men charged with conspiracy in connection with a 2002 suicide bombing at a hotel. The attack, which al-Qaida claimed responsiblity for, killed 15 people [Jersualem Post file report]. Earlier, four other defendants were acquitted [JURIST report] on charges of actually carrying out the bombing. The ruling marks the third high-profile terrorism case in Kenya to result in no conviction [JURIST report]. Reuters has more.