MOGADISHU TOP POLICE COMMANDER SUSPENDED IN CONNECTION WITH ELITE HOTEL TERROR ATTACK

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The commander of the Somali police forces has suspended the commander of Abdiaziz district police station following the Elite Hotel terror attack in Mogadishu on 15th this month.

The commander of the Somali Police Force, Major General Abdi Hassan Mohamed Hijar said they also arrested the security guards of the checkpoint in connection with the terror attack.

An investigation is also underway into the attack which caused casualties and injuries to civilians and officials.

Security officials have been instructed to step up security in the capital in the wake the terror activity.

The Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab terror militants launched the attack on the Elite Hotel on Lido Beach on the 15th of this month.

BY OSMAN HUSSEIN ALI