Somaliland: Police Arrest Hargeisa Muggers


Gen Fadal assured securityBy: Yusuf M Hasan

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Police have freed the capital city of residents of mugging fears.

According to the national police commander General Abdilahi Fadal Iman over 50 thugs were netted by police during a mop up operation that came about after numerous complaints from city residents.

Said he, “32 of the thugs will be arraigned in court immediately”

As pertains to the other 18 arrested The General informed that police are currently conducting investigations as pertains to the remaining mostly bag and mobile phone-snatchers with a view to effecting their arraignment in court ones all complainants sign statements.

In the recent past city residents especially around and within the new Hargeisa district have been living in fear following frequent attacks by these muggers who prey on suspecting women anytime from 7pm.

General Fadal who held a press briefing at police headquarters in Hargeisa assured all Somalilanders that their security was apt following enhanced police patrols especially during this holy month of Ramadan.