FTL Somalia

Mogadishu Police Boss to be Investigated for Setting up Illegal Checkpoints

The head of the Mogadishu police is to be investigated for establishing illegal checkpoints.

Moalim Mahdi, the Mogadishu police chief, will be investigated over allegations that he set up several illegal checkpoints in Lower Shabelle.

Residents have regularly complained of harassment from officers manning such checkpoints.

Consequently, the claims against Mahdi have captured the attention of his bosses who ordered immediate investigations into the matter.