Anti-terror police in Kenya have raided the home of a British PR executive who works on counter-terrorism projects, accusing him of recruiting for extremist group al-Shabaab.
Tom James, 32, was led away by police for questioning after Kenyan officers swooped on his home in Nairobi on Tuesday afternoon.
The University of Leeds graduate works for international communications agency M&C Saatchi and is based in Nairobi.
He has worked on counter-terrorism projects in Somalia, where jihadist group al-Shabaab is based, including a radio campaign targeting young people with anti-extremist messages.
Police allegedly found al-Shabaab literature and books during the raid, which began when a team of officers wielding AK47s knocked on his front door at 10.30am with a warrant
Mr James was inside his home with two women of Somali origin who are believed to be his friends.
Up to 20 plain-clothed police officers then searched the house for four hours.
Mr James, wearing tan chinos and a blue shirt, was seen walking barefoot around the driveway of the house looking dazed.
Police prevented him from coming down to the front gate to speak to friends waiting outside.
A convoy of cars eventually left the property later in the afternoon with Mr James sat inside a Land Cruiser with blacked out windows.
He was taken to the Kenya Police Criminal Investigation Department for questioning.