03 September 2019 :
A military tribunal in Somalia sentenced a police officer to death on 2 September 2019 for killing a teenager in the capital Mogadishu in July, an official said.
“The court [in Mogadishu] has found Bashi Mustaf Omar Dhaqane guilty of murdering Sheikh Nur Mohamed Mohamud. After we received different eyewitness testimonies, the court convicted Bashi Mustaf, and ordered death sentence for him,” Colonel Hassan Ali Nur Shute, the armed forces military tribunal director, said.
The killing took place on 26 July, according Mogadishu-based state media Somalia National TV.
Sheikh Nur Mohamed Mohamud, was a student when he was killed on his way to school in the Hamar Jajab district of Mogadishu.
The police officer from Somali National Police had been arrested by the police hours after the killing and was taken to custody, according to the court.