August 21, 2012 ·19 Comments
It has been reported that Somaliland security forces have rounded up a few dozen people in the last two days accused of organizing a demonstration in support of the newly sworn Somali parliament.
Reports indicates that the majority of those arrested consisted of old and young men and whom are currently held at the Las Anod central police station were planning to celebrate the swearing in of several MPS from sool and buhoodle regions in the new sworn TFG parliament.
The detained persons are all being held for engaging in seditious activities which are deemed to be a threat to national security, said one government official who didn’t want to be named.
Relatives of the detained persons speaking to the media said their relatives had no connections to any separatist groups neither were they involved in politics in any way whatever.
President Silanyo addressing the nation during his Eid-ul-Fitr said “Anyone caught engaging in activates which are contrary to the constitution of Somaliland will apprehended and charged with treason.
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By goth Mohamed