Five AMISOM soldiers to be deported back home for charges

African Union Mission in Somalia ( AMISOM ) has said five of its soldiers serving in Somalia will be deported back to their countries to face charges.

The soldiers most from Uganda were detained on Sunday by Somali Police Force while selling military supplies in Mogadishu Hodan district.

Ten other Somali nationals also arrested in the act will be brought before court soon according to Somali chief justice.

AMISOM spokesman Joe Kibet has also confirmed to Radio Dalsan that there are ongoing investigations on the nationalities of other peacekeepers who were involved in the act of selling military supplies and once finalised they will be too sent back home to face court martial.

Ugandan army spokesman Paddy Ankunda has said the soldiers will appear before military court back home to answer the charges.

AMISOM cord of conduct indicates that peacekeeping troops that violate the conduct will be charged in their own country of origin.