A military court in Mogadishu has sentenced to death one person and handed a five-year jail term to another for murder last week.
The court found Mohamed Nur Gedi and Mohamed Abdi Hassan guilty of murdering Shafi’I Abdi Dirie on March 28, 2020 in Dhusamareb in Galmudug state.
Gedi was handed the death penalty while Hassan was slapped with a five year jail term.
Court judge General Hassan Mur Shute declared the two guilty of murder. The defendants have 30 days to appeal the sentences.