SOMALIA: MILITARY COURT SENTENCES SOLDIER TO DEATH FOR KILLING CIVILIAN
February 25, 2019:
A military tribunal in Mogadishu has sentenced a government soldier to death for killing a civilian in Mahad district in Middle Shabelle region, south of Somalia, radioshabelle.com reported on 25 February 2019. (Sources: radioshabelle.com, 25/02/2019)
Abdulkadir Mohamud Ali was found guilty by the court for the murder of civilian Abdirahman Adow Mohamud on November last year.
The deceased who was a driver and famous in the area was shot from a close range by the soldier in a checkpoint in Mahaday, Middle Shabelle region.
The suspect was transferred to Jowhar police before arraigned in court in Mogadishu.
The former soldier can appeal the ruling according to the military court judges.