12 February 2014

Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Tells Security Agencies to Deal With Alshabab Harshly

Mogadishu mayor is described as the man who holds the hardest job in world due to the security situation in Mogadishu municipality.

Mogadishu mayor Mahamoud Ahmed Nur famously known as Tarsan has called upon the security forces to execute any Al Shabaab member they capture on the spot, saying al Shabab members must not be taken into custody.

Speaking at a security meeting in the Howl-wadaag district in the capital Mogadishu, Tarsan said that authorities must develop close working relations with the residents of the city an idea he believes will help improve security situation in the capital Mogadishu

"we must cooperate and fight against all who want the people of Mogadishu not to enjoy peace and and prosperity," He said.

He urged the mogadishu residents not to wait the security agencies but rather take part in the fight against what he termed as merciless terrorist who are obstacle to peace and stability to prevail in the country.

"Any captured AL Shabaab member must be stoned to death on the spot immediately, they don't need to be taken to custody." He said.

"I call on resident of Mogadishu to inform police any information that can lead to the capture of AL Shabab members hiding in the city, that is the kind of role we want the people to play." He added

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