21 August 2014

Somalia: Seven Al Shabaab Members Receive Death Penalty

The military court convicted 13 more people yesterday. 7 were sentences to death as they were accused of jointly killing a prison inmate who was called Abdiaziz Muhidin Hiraabe.

The others were sentenced to life time imprisonment. The names of those sentenced to death are Hassan Farah Jiinow, Faarah Mohamed Osman, Abdikaafi Sheikh Mohamud, Mohamed Adan Hassan, Abdirahman Dahir Farah, Abdiqadir Aweys Omar and Farah Adan Dhore.

The spokesman said that the individuals sentenced to life in prison can take appeal within three weeks starting from the date their verdict was reached.

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