Somali Police Investigate Murder of Civil Aviation Employee, Six Detained

Published: February 19, 2024
Abdinadir Musse Abdirahman
Abdinadir Musse Abdirahman

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somali authorities are investigating the death of a civil aviation employee found strangled in his residence, Wadajir district, Mogadishu.

Abdinasir Muse Abdirahman, 32, was discovered by relatives who alerted police. Authorities have yet to officially confirm the cause of death, but initial reports suggest strangulation.

“A thorough investigation has been launched,” said a police spokesperson. “Six individuals believed to be linked to the incident have been apprehended, and evidence gathered from the scene is currently undergoing analysis.”

The police urge anyone with information relevant to the investigation to come forward and assist in securing justice for Abdirahman and his family.

This incident has sent shockwaves through the Somali civil aviation community, raising concerns about the safety of its members. The investigation’s progress and any emerging details are expected to be closely monitored by the public.