Puntland Naval officer killed


A Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) officer has been killed on the outskirts of Garowe, the capital of Puntland State of Somalia.

The officer, identified as Botan Mohamed Botan, was shot dead by a Puntland soldier in the Hawada area east of Garowe.

Reports say the killing came after an argument between the deceased and the killer who was later arrested, as he tried to escape.

The killing of a Puntland security official on the outskirts of Garowe comes a day after Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole’s bodyguards killed a woman named Maryan Ahmed Ato.


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