Somaliland :Demonstrations in Hargeisa for the release of detained government officials

Somaliland :Demonstrations in Hargeisa for the release of detained government officials

Hargeysa : Somalia | Mar 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM PDT
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Demonstrations took place today behind Hargeisa General Hospital for the release of three detained government officials.

The people seen here in this video are demanding the release of three government officials who were detained earlier this month for corruption and stealing of aid food that was meant for the poor in Somaliland . The aid food was donated by the government of Oman but was diverted to commercial warehouses after unloading from a ship at Berbera port .

The three officials are accused of theft and stealing aid food and are kept in detention without bail .

No one was injured in todays demonstrations although the police used live ammunition to disperse the crowd of mainly women and children . 7 people were arrested .

Read also : Somaliland detains three officials for corruption

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Demonstrations in Hargeisa , the capital of Somaliland
- Medeshi is based in London, England, United Kingdom, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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