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Arrested Soldier Causes Security Crisis in Dayniile, Somalia

In Mogadishu, the Banadir Regional Police Force apprehended a suspect in Dayniile accused of jeopardizing national security. The suspect, Adaawe Abdi Ali (known as Adaawe Jib), serves in the Armed Forces and is charged with defying a court order and inciting public unrest. Sources within the police department reveal that Adaawe Abdi Ali will appear before the Military Court for additional legal action. Citizens are encouraged to report any suspicious activities that may threaten security to the authorities.

Social Media Crackdown: Somali Influencers Detained for Inciting Tribal Tensions

In Mog, Somali authorities nabbed 21 social media influencers for spreading clan-based insults and causing chaos online. Both men and women were rounded up by the Banadir Regional Police, their mugshots plastered on the Somali Police's Facebook page.These influencers, labeled troublemakers, are stewing in custody as court dates loom, while more troublemakers are on law enforcement's radar for similar charges of "social discrimination."A pal of a detainee, a TikTok pro, spilled to BBC Somali Service that the arrests stemmed…

Arrest of Kenyan Citizens at Mumbai Airport for Smuggling $305K Worth of Gold

Nairobi (AX) — Authorities at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport detained three Kenyan citizens over the weekend for trying to sneak gold into India. Samira Abdi (37), Feiza Hassan (25), and Fardowsa Abdi (30) were caught upon their arrival from Addis Ababa on an Ethiopian Airlines flight. They headed for the red channel counter at Terminal 2, claiming to possess 2.540 kilograms of gold. However, a thorough inspection uncovered a total of 3 kilograms, surpassing their declared amount by 460 grams. Upon…

Teenager Arrested for Deadly Knife Attack in Hargeisa

Hargeisa (AX) - Law enforcement in Somaliland arrested a young person on Thursday for an alleged deadly attack in Hargeisa. Authorities validated the capture of Jim'ale Mohamed Mohamud, aged 17, in connection with the death of Abdihakin Adan Abdullahi, 18, in the Mohamed Mooge neighborhood at approximately 11:00 PM on Wednesday. "After a thorough inquiry by the police, predominantly from the eastern territory, and assisted by residents of Mohamed Mooge neighborhood, the suspect was nabbed early this morning," law…

Swedish Authorities Detain Somali Cleric for Suspected Terrorism involvement

The leader of a mosque in Tyresö, Sweden, aged 60, has been apprehended for alleged involvement in a terrorist group. The Somali imam volunteered at the mosque, instructing children and teenagers affiliated with a Muslim cultural organization. Heading the mosque since the early 2000s, the imam served as the association's chairperson for a time. Swedish security services SÄPO conducted an investigation resulting in the arrest, subsequent to a raid in March where four men in their twenties were taken into custody. Two of the…

Sword-Wielding Man Apprehended Following Violent Assault in North-East London’s Hainault

A gentleman wielding a sword was apprehended post an assault in Hainault, located in the north-east part of London. Per the Metropolitan police, authorities in Hainault, east London, are dealing with a grave scenario where an individual armed with a sword has been taken into custody. The police were summoned just before 7 am due to a car crashing into a residence in the Thurlow Gardens vicinity. There were mentions of individuals being stabbed as well. The culprit proceeded to attack other civilians and two police…

Massive Arrests of US University Students Amid Growing Gaza Protest Uprisings

Law enforcement was present in full strength, utilizing chemical irritants and Tasers to disband the students, as more colleges joined the movement.A poster was visible as individuals rallied at the University of Southern California (USC) in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza .Hundreds of students have faced arrest at various universities in the US as demonstrators persist in demanding a ceasefire in Gaza and the cessation of support for Israel's prolonged conflict with the Palestinian territory.Police were heavily…

Many university students in the US were detained as demonstrations condemning the Gaza conflict escalated.

Law enforcement officers were present in large numbers, deploying chemical irritants and Tasers to disperse students at various universities joining the movement. Protesters across the United States are demanding a Gaza ceasefire and divestment from companies supporting Israel's prolonged conflict with Palestine. Violence escalated as police used force on students who protested against ongoing bombings in Gaza and US military aid to Israel. In Boston, around 100 people were detained during the clearance of a protest camp…

Benin: The Criet initiates the trial of 42 individuals arrested

The Trial of 42 individuals arrested during the 2021 presidential election violence began yesterday at the Criminal Court of Repression of Offenses (Criet). Those on trial, mainly opposition supporters, all pleaded "not guilty" to the charges against them. The cases of eleven accused were reviewed after the first day of court, with initial prosecution requests.

seven people arrested for the murder of a jug

South African police are investigating the murder of Babita Deokaran, a government official from the Gauteng region, which includes Johannesburg. She had exposed the corruption surrounding fraudulent public contracts in connection with Covid-19, in favor of "Covidpreneurs", these entrepreneurs who have illegally enriched themselves due to the pandemic. Seven people were arrested on Friday, August 27,…

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