FTL Somalia

Suspect Arrested over the Murder of Two Children in Mogadishu

Somali Police Force (SPF) officers have arrested a person suspected to have murdered two young siblings in Mogadishu.

The bodies of the two young children – aged 8 and 7 years respectively – were found in Mogadishu’s Weydow neighborhood on the morning of December 7.

The Tuesday incident left local residents shocked.

Several eyewitnesses – including police officers – confirmed that the siblings had their heads covered in plastic bags.

The suspect arrested over the siblings’ murder is their step-father.