Somalia: EX- Alshabab fighter killed in Baidoa for rape case

Ex-Alshabab fighter who has surrendered himself to the Somali government in the beginning of this year was on Tuesday shot dead by the Somali government soldiers in Baidoa town the headquarters of Baay region.

The officials of the regional autonomous State of Southwest and the local people have in one voice confessed that since after the Ex-Alshabab fighter got his liberty he has been at large engaged in raping women in the IDP camps and the villages surrounding Baidoa town.

“We git the information that this man has been at large engaged himself in raping helpless women in the IDP camps, and on Tuesday we got report that he has raped two women at Hanaano IDP camp in Baidoa and we have started tracing for his whereabouts and we got him we advised him to give himself in to the government, but instead he cocked his gun and pulled the trigger and we shot him dead” said lieutenant Onkod speaking to the English department of Radio Dalsan on Wednesday morning.

So far the number of rape cases which the late Ex-Alshabab fighter has committed in Baidoa and its surrounding areas is recorded as 11.

After the killing of the EX-Alshabab fighters the women in the IDP camps in Baidoa have rallied on the streets in Baidoa chanting words against the deceased fighter.

Radio Dalsan

Mohamed Omar Hussein