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83 year old man executed by Al-Shabaab for 'insulting' Prophet Mohamed

Thursday August 5, 2021

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The militant group Al-Shabaab Thursday executed a man in his early 80s for alleged blasphemy.

Media outlets affiliated with the militant group claimed that Hassan Tohow Fidow (83) faced the firing in Hindhere, Galgadud region.

The man is alleged to have insulted Prophet Mohamed. An Al-Shabaab Court delivered the ruling.

The court is known to issue unilateral verdicts, locking out evidence from the accused.

The outlawed group has executed several people it accuses of spying for Somali and Foreign intelligence agencies in the past.


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