Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Somalia’s Military Court Executes Government Soldier

All Headline News reports that the Military Court of the transitional federal government of Somalia executed a soldier who was found guilty of murder early Saturday morning. Abdi Abdullahi Dhuhul, a member of Somali army, was convicted of intentionally murdering another soldier on April 29 of this year. With the presence of government officials, a firing squad was called upon and immediately shot and killed the convicted man.  According to the article it is the fifth time Somalia's Military Court under the transitional federal government has conducted such executions against Somali police and military soldiers stationed in the capital.