Somaliland: Dallo Craft Bomber to Serve Life Sentence


an explosion on board tore a hole in the fuselage ofDaallo Airlines Flight D3159

Somaliland sun – Two people have been found guilty of masterminding the bombing of a Dallo Airlines craft over Somalia airspace in February this year.

A military court sitting in Mogadishu sentenced a security officer at Aden Ade airport Abduweli Mahmud Maow to life imprisonment having been found guilty of active participation in the bombing of Dallo Airlines Flight 159 (DAO 159/D3 159.
An accomplice Arais Abdi Hirsi was also given a similar sentence having been on the run since the bombing on 2nd February in which a bomber died
Other eight people among them a woman were given sentences ranging from six months to fours years for the terrorist act claimed by Al-shabaab.
On the fateful day in February a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Locally -owned Daallo Airlines was forced Daallo Airlines Flight D3159 was forced to return to the Somali capital of Mogadishu for an emergency landing, an explosion occurred on board the aircraft