PUNTLAND: AL SHABAAB RELATED SUSPECT EXECUTED
October 17, 2011: The high court of Somalia's semi-autonomous state of Puntland conducted death penalty against a man accused of committing murders and having links with Al shabaab.
Abdullahi Abdi Iman, the defendant who was executed, was charged by the court with plotting of killing of several people in Mudug region.
The general attorney of Puntland high court at Nugal region, Mohamed Hassan Osman told the reporters the executed man has professed all the accusation, adding that he distinctly said he was working with Al shabaab. (Sources: Allafrica.com, 17/10/2011)