Kenya’s Interior Ministry has posted a "Most Wanted" notice for Mohamed Mohamud, also known by aliases Dulyadin and Gamadhere in connection with Thursday’s attack on a Kenyan University which left some 147 dead.
The Kenyan foreign ministry posted on tweeter a reward of 20 million Kenyan shillings, which is about $215,000 on the man who is believed to be the mastermind of Thursday's Kenya university terror attack. "We appeal to anyone with any info on #Gamadhere to share with relevant authorities and security agencies," the Interior Ministry.
Meanwhile, Al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda-linked militant group based in Somalia, took responsibility for the attack, according to the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, according to CNN.
A Kenyan ministry document given to CNN said Mohamud is "credited with having an extensive terrorist network within Kenya."
According to CNN, the document from Kenyan ministry says Mohamud is currently in charge of external operations against Kenya, and he is the regional commander within Al-Shabaab in charge of the Juba region. In this role, he commands the militia along the border and "is responsible for cross-border incursions in the country.
Al-Shabab is well known for its attack on Kenyan soils, with the deadliest being the Westgate mall in Nairobi in 2013, and Somalia's presidential palace, which it attacked twice last year. The group has targeted Kenya in retribution for Kenya sending its troops to Somalia.