Other Kenyan officials have since intervened to temper those comments.
Kenyan officials said the officers were seeking political asylum because they feared for their lives.
Kenyan officials have arrested more than a dozen people in connection with them.
Kenyan officials have tried to reassure residents that the fighting is finished.
Kenyan officials say they have increased border security to keep the Islamists from escaping.
Kenyan officials said he arrived in their country around 1994.
But it is the monetary aspect that Kenyan officials are focusing on.
Kenyan officials say they believe that the profits are far more than the company is letting on.
The official said the embassy wrote that it was almost impossible to document the wealth of Kenyan officials.
The defendant was subsequently taken into custody by Kenyan officials.