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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Somaliland - Student shot in police custody dies of wounds in Hargeisa

Student shot in police custody dies of wounds in Hargeisa


(Medeshi)- A student who was in  custody at a police station in the capital died today as a result of wounds sustained after he was shot by a policeman.
Ahmed Korse died of severe bleeding after bullets riddled most of his body.

The chief of the police told the press that the incident was not intentional and that the police have arrested the culprit who will be brought before the court of justice.

Local sources say that the shooting of the student was intentional. The deceased was a neighbour of the family whose son was shot dead by police in mid  last week after an  unrest related to land dispute.
The body of Ahmed Korse is at Hargeisa morgue.