By Our Reporter
The Federal Government of Somalia is deeply troubled by the alleged rape of a Somali woman involving a number of personnel from AMISOM at Maslah Military Camp in Mogadishu.
While in a cabinet meeting today, Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon said that, Somali government will not tolerate violation of human rights, in particular indecent violence towards the most vulnerable members of the society,women adding that perpetrators will be dealt with the fullest extent of the law.
The cabinet has launched an investigation into this incident and confirmed that the Somali Government will be closely working with AMISOM senior officials to investigate this matter and take all necessary steps to bring justice to those who committed this incident and ensure that such crimes do not occur again.
Mr Farah has appointed a team consisting of Senior Cabinet members led by the Minister of Social Services Dr. Mariam Qassim to report back to the Prime Minister the outcome of this investigation.
Renewing its commitment to protecting human rights, the Prime Minster affirmed his commitment to the Post Transition Human Rights Road Map.