Somaliland: City Councillor Murders Civilian


Cllr Mustafe Osman DahirBy: Mo Ali

Somalilandsun – Councillor Mustafe Osman Dahir is in police custody after he shot a civilian to death late Tuesday night in the capital Hargeisa.

The deceased , Abdirashid Aden Warsame (Abdirashid Dheere ) , was from the same community of the Councillor and belonged to the people of Eastern Hargeisa.

The Councillor surrendered to the police after shooting the civilian according to local Somaliland websites .

Councillor Mustafe Osman was elected during last year local elections from Eastern Hargeisa . It is not clear what was the motive behind the killing of this innocent civilian but the police are investigating the matter.

The body of the deceased has been handed over to Hargeisa General Hospital and a date for the burial of the murdered person has not yet been set .

Translated from Somali by Medeshi