27 January 2020 :
Somalia’s Al-Shabab Islamic extremist group says it has publicly executed three men accused of working with Somali troops and Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF), Garowe Online reports.
Al-Shabab announced the killings on its Andalus Radio station on 26 January 2020, saying they were carried out by a firing squad in a public square in Kamsuma, a town in the Lower Jubba region on 25 January afternoon.
Al-Shabab said it killed Muse Hussein, 31, Hussein Mohamed, 20, and Falir Yarow, a 75-year-old man after they were convicted by Al-Shabab court. Speaking at the site of the killings, the group’s self-proclaimed judge said the elderly man has received training in Kenya’s Kamaga camp and was working with KDF in Hosingow village. Per Al-Shabab Hussein was a member of the US-trained Bancroft soldiers while Mohamed served as a member of the Jubbaland state army.