10 June 2011

Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Accused of Money Laundering

Mogadishu — Ahmed Nur Mohamoud better know as Tarzan, the mayor of Mogadishu was widely accused of money laundering.

Kulmiye Yabarow Haruur, Shibis district commissioner told Shabelle Radio that he has clear evidence showing Mogadishu mayor has misused and mismanaged revenues of Benadir region. He said the money destined for the women working on hygienic fields in the capital is missing because he took them.

Harur spelled out all Mogadishu's district commissioners know the mayor's money laundering. The statement of Shibish district commissioner comes days after the mayor of Somalia's capital denied he committed money related crimes such as mismanaging and misusing.

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