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Al-Shabaab Militant Arrested for Extorting Farmers in Gedo

An Al-Shabaab militant who has been extorting local farmers in the Gedo region is now in police custody.

Security agencies arrested Mohamed Ali Osman earlier on Saturday.

He was nabbed during an operation carried out in Luq, a district in Gedo, Jubbaland.

Local farmers had raised numerous complaints to authorities regarding the Al-Shabaab extortionist.