By: Yusuf M Hasan
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Two men are under investigation on issues pertaining to association with the Al-Qaeda aligned Al-Shabaab organization.
The two suspected of being financial supporters of Al-Shabaab, an Islamist organization battling the Somalia Federal Government-SFG for control of former Somalia –Italia were arrested by Somaliland immigration officers at the Egal International Airport on Sunday
According to a senior Immigration officer the duo who are resident in the Emirates were apprehended while on a flight from Mogadishu and handed over to the CID headquarters in Hargeisa where police are conducting investigations especially as to ascertain the purpose of their visit to Somaliland.
Apart from the fact that the arrested are men, resident in the UAE and originally from Somalia-Italia and were arrested at Egal Int airport Hargeisa upon disembarking from an inbound flight from Mogadishu by Somaliland immigration and currently undergoing question no official information is available pending a statement from security officials.