Saturday, 17 August 2013

Perpetrators Killing Somali Journalists Must Be Brought To Justice

Mogadishu Somali technician  working for the state run radio Mogadishu and SNTV was shot in Shibis, one of Mogadishu districts early morning on Saturday according to relatives.

Eng. Ahmed Sharif Hussein, a long time radio technician was shot by three men armed with pistols in front of his home in Shibis. He was shot four times at the chest, heart and stomach by a time when he departed his residence to his work place.

Sharif’s injuries were taken to Kaysaney hospital where unfortunately he has died a few minutes later

Radio Mogadishu’s director Abdirahim Isse Addow said that the men who shot the radio technician disgusted as school students and soon escaped from the crime scene.

 He was well-known official in the Somali ministry information. The deceased previously worked with Hornafrik, Radio Bandair and other different media platforms in the world.

This  assassination coincided  half an hour later after Somali military court executed death penalty against nvicted of the killing against radio journalist late Hassan Yusuf Absuge who was assassinated on September 2012 in Mogadishu’s Yashiid  district.

Somali Media Freedom Defender condemning the killing of late Sharif and sent condolence to all grieved family and relatives of Ahmed Sharif Hussein.
Somali all exiled journalists are kindly calling Somali Federal government to take investigation and bring perpetrators to justice soon.

Source:- Somali Media Freedom Defender

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