PUNTLAND: MILITARY COURT SENTENCES 7 HARAKAT SHEBAB OPERATIVES TO DEATH
February 13, 2017: Somalia’s Puntland military court has sentenced seven Harakat Shebab operatives also known as Al-Shabaab to death penalty.
Speaking to media reporters in port town of Bosaso, Abdifatah Haji Adan, the chairman of Puntland military court final verdict on the terror operatives.
Mr. Adan also revealed to the media that the seven who were facing the terror charges themselves confessed to be Al-Shabaab members involved in a spate of attacks in Puntland which especially targeted government officials and army personnel.
The names of the seven men sentenced to death penalty by the military court are: Nouradin Ahmed Samatar Deerow, 20; Ayoub Yasin Abdi, 32; Ali Ismail Ali also called “Ali Gaab”, 20; Hassan Adan Hassan, 22; Abdihakim Mohamed Aweys, 24; Mohamed Yasin Abdi, 17; Daud Said Sahal, 18. (Sources: intelligencebriefs.com, 13/02/2017)