Somalia:UAE trained forces raid somali Senator’s home in capital

Saturday, December 30, 2017 (Mareeg) – Senator Abdi Hassan Awale Qeybdid, who held a news conference in his home, said his home had been raided by force trained by the United Arab Emirates.

 

“When the act took place, I was called by Somali security agency who confirm to me that my house was not raided by them but attacked by the force that has been trained by the United Arab Emirates in Mogadishu,” said Senator Abdiqadir.

Abdiqidid added that he was absent after the incident at home, but the troops have mistreated his family and wounded his watch man.

 

 

The president of Somalia’s Federal Government said that the military forces who raided the senator’s residence will soon be brought to justice.  The Somali chief of staff has intervened the situation and as subsequence 40 soldiers and 2 officers has been arrested

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Mareeg senior news editor since 2001 and he can be reached at news@mareeg.com