SOMALIA: EX-JUBBALAND COP EXECUTED FOR MURDER
November 20, 2018:
A former member of the Jubbaland armed forces was executed on 19 November 2018 in Kismaayo for the killing of a prominent elder. Mr Abdirizak Omar Abdullahi’s date with the hangman came after he was found guilty of killing prominent peacemaker Hassan Goolo in Kismaayo on 27th October 2018. (Source: Kismaayo.com, 19/11/2018)
Goolo was one of the prominent elders and peacemakers in the Jubbaland state and his killing drew widespread anger. This is not the first time a Jubbaland military court has sentenced to death members of the armed forces for causing murder.