Somali military court sentences two to 8 years in jail for being shabaab

Somali military in Mogadishu has today sentenced two al-Shabaab operatives to eight year in jail after they were found of being shabaab and ttaking part the group’s work.

In a statement, the military court said the prosecutors accused Abdikadir Sufi Munye and Saed Omar Abdullahi of senior administrators of al-Shabaab.

Abdikadir was said to be head of Shabaab in Mareeray village on the outskirts of Afgoye town while Saed was head of finance in the village.

Abdikadir better known by his nom de guerre Amir-Gabow was arrested on 3rd of October last year in Dharkaynley district of Mogadishu following public tip off.

The convict was nabbed 29th of September last year in Hamar-jajab district during operation by the security forces.

According to the prosecution, the two were kept in remand in November until the investigation into their case is being concluded.

The statement noted that the hearing case of their trial begun 21st last month.

Two were found guilty of being shabaab administrators and we’re sentenced to eight years, according the chairperson of the court, Hassan Ali Nur.


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