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Bridegroom's Uncle Burnt to Death by in laws Protesting Marriage on clan basis
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Bridegroom's Uncle Burnt to Death by in laws Protesting Marriage on clan basis

A Mogadishu mechanic from the Jareerweyne clan who's niece just got married to a wife from a majority Mogadishu clan has been lynched. Relatives of the bride's mother are said to have accosted Ahmed Mukhtar Salah at his garage workplace in Yaqshid Mogadishu setting him ablaze. Salah was in the delegation that met the family of the bride before a wedding was set. The father of the bride had accepted the marriage but the mother's side protested according to a relative. Those behind the lynching are said to be relatives of the bride's mother. Salah's body is currently at Digfeer Hospital morgue as the CID launches investigation in to the killing. The couple were on their honeymoon in Mogadishu when Salah was killed.