The Somali government’s Ministry of Defense is preparing a military-trained police force, which is scheduled to operate at military bases.
Somali Minister of Defense Abukaate Hassan Hussein Haji said plans have been finalized to establish a police force trained and functioning as a Somali military.
He said military-trained police forces had been deployed at the Somali presidential palace and the ministry of defense, and noted that the force was now expanding its operations.
“The Commander of the Armed Forces and his deputies are engaged in the establishment of a military police force that currently operates only at the Presidential Palace and the Ministry of Defense. Somali Defense.
Somalia’s defense minister has announced that rules have been drawn up for the preparation of the force as well as other rules to guide the military-trained police force.