SOMALILAND: COURT HANDS DEATH SENTENCES TO A MOTHER AND HER THREE SONS FOR MURDER
May 2, 2014: The case against a family accused of the brutal death of late Ms Ruqiya Saeed has been concluded.
Four Family members being the mother, and her three sons were sentenced to death while an underage daughter was imprisoned thus serve 10 years hard labour.
"This court hereby concludes the case against persons accused of the murder of late Ruqiya Saeed which occurred in Hargeisa Somaliland on the 24th February 2014" said the Hargeisa Regional Magistrate Feisal Mohamed Abdilahi 'Feisal Dhako-dhako as he passed judgment.
Those sentenced to death are: Ms Muna Mohamed Abdilahi 37 years old daughter of Fatuma Ali; Mohamed Ahmed Abdi 21 years old son of Muna Mohamed Abdilahi; Zachariah Mohamed Abdi 20 years old son of Muna Mohamed Abdilahi and Farah Ahmed Abdi 19 years old son of Muna Mohamed Abdilahi.
The death sentence shall be affected once the attorney general secures the signature of approval from the president of Somaliland. (Sources: Goobjoog News, 02/05/2014)