Somali military court in Mogadishu on Monday executed tow Al-Shabaab assassins for killing a well-known elder in Mogadishu. The two executed Al-Shabaab members where Abdirahman Isse Ali and Hassan Ali Hassan and being accused of killing Hilowle Hefow Hussein, a prominent elder in Wadajir district.
The court previously handed these two Al-Shabaab assassins a death sentence, however, the court executed by firing squad in Mogadishu today.
The scene of the execution was witnessed by senior military court officials, saying the court received solid evidence affirming that they killed the elder.
Somali military court recently scaled up death sentences against Al-Shabaab fighters and soldiers for crimes despite condemnation from human rights groups.