Former Alshabaab media representative executed in Mogadishu

Firing squad have on Monday executed Alshabaab media representative Hassan Hanafi.

Senior security officers,members of the public and families of Journalists killed were presented during the execution.

Hanafi whose death sentence appeal by military court was rejected said he was behind the attacks that was targeted on Somali Journalists in 2009 to 2011 in Mogadishu.

Several Journalists were killed under his watch when he was part of Alshabaab media representative in Somalia.

Hassan Hanafi was detained in Kenya and extradited to Somalia  for prosecution in 2014 for crimes against the media.

Human right groups have condemned the execution mainly carried out by the Somali military court.

Hanafi execution comes just two days after another two Alshabaab members were also executed for their involvement in the murder of Radio Muqdisho Journalist Hindiya Mohamed

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