For killing a civilian, Somalian soldier gets executed by firing squad


Mustaf Mahiye Diyow, 29, a soldier with Somalia’s National security and Intelligence agency (NISA) has been executed by firing squad in Mogadishu for killing a civilian. Blindfolded and tied to a pole he was
riddled with bullets.


According to Abdullahi Husein Mohamed, a military court assistant, Diyow, was convicted of killing Mohamed Qasim Borow, on 10th February, 2015. Mohamed said: “They will serve a good example to all government forces, which should ensure reliable peace. This is to avoid killings and to safeguard our Somali people. Any soldier who kills a person or loots property or food at the market or in refugee camps will be executed likewise.”

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