Somali military court executes soldier for killing


BELED-HAWO [SMN] – Abdulkadir Farah Dhaqane who was a member of the Somali National Army was publicly executed on Tuesday morning in Beled-Hawo of the Gedo region.

The soldier had earlier killed the late Mowlid Bashe Omar, a mechanic, and as result, the court sentenced him to death today.

Officials from the military court, relatives of the deceased, and Gedo administration officials were present at the scene of the shooting.

This is the second killing by the military court, the most recent being Abdi Hussein Mohamud Hassan (Dhafoor), a government soldier, who was executed in Luuq district yesterday after he was found guilty of killing Sugow Garane, a Tuk-Tuk driver.


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