SOMALIA: MILITARY COURT SENTENCES SOLDIER TO DEATH
November 13, 2013: A military court in Somalia has sentenced a serving Somali soldier to death for deliberately killing another soldier.
Abdullahi Mohamed Muse Keyse, the spokesman for the military court told reporters in Mogadishu that Abdirahman Hassan Adow was charged with the murder of a fellow soldier Ismail Ahmed Ali in Mahaday district on October this year.
Keyse stated that the convicted soldier was also facing another count of disobeying orders to deploy in the battlefield. He said that the court found him guilty, adding that the soldier has 30 days to appeal the verdict. (Sources: Radio Mogadishu, 13/11/2013)