19 November 2012

Somalia: Amisom Jails Somali Official in Beledweyne

Baladweyne — The Djiboutian soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) force on Monday have taken into custody a government official in Beledweyne, central Somalia, reports said.

Ahmed Osman Abdalla Inji, the deputy Hiiran governor for the security affairs was arrested for committing fistfight against Adawe Elmi Abdi, another top official in the regional administration of Hiiraan during a meeting by the local traditional elders in the city.

Latest reports indicate that discussions under for the release of the jailed official by the AMISOM forces the town, 332 Km north of Mogadishu, according to the local elders.

Hundreds of African union forces are operating in the Hiiran region, that are helping Somali troops to regain control and maintain law and order.

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