× HomeAbout usAdvertisementContact us
A Russian-Somali and A Doctor Arraigned In Military Court For Being ISIS Members
Africa

A Russian-Somali and A Doctor Arraigned In Military Court For Being ISIS Members

Two ISIS members were on Saturday araigned before a Mogadishu Military Court accused of being members of a terrorist group.
One of the accused is a Russian-Somali named Mahad Mohamud Abdi Abu Yasin.
Abdi is accused of setting up an ISIS cell in Somalia.
The second a Mr Mohamed Daud Warsame is accused of being a doctor of the group and in charge of the Somalia cell finances.
The prosecution is seeking the death penalty.
The lawyers representing the two ISIS suspects told the court that their clients have renounced the group.
On Thursday the Military court sentenced an ISIS operative Jama Hussein Hassan to life imprisonment afyer he was convicted for being a member of a terrorist group and planting explosives.
The ISIS operative was arrested in April as he was planting IEDs at Bodbodka near Afgoye some 30km from Somalia capital Mogadishu.
He had been based in the rough terrains of Galgaal a hotbed of Pro-ISIS militants led by Sheikh Abdiqadir Mumin.