11 December 2019 :
A Somali military court in Mogadishu on 9 December 2019 sentenced ex-soldier to death for murder.
Private, Abdullahi Ali Omar was found guilty by the court for the killing a businesswoman, Dhibay Malele Mohamed in Walaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region on 23rd May this year.
The accused was on the run to escape justice to arrest in September by the members of the security agencies and brought before the law for charges.
The chair of Somali military court, major general, Ali Nur Shute issued the verdict on 8 December following investigations by his office on the murder charges.
The defendant has less than 30 days or one month to appeal the ruling of the court.