Ethiopia: Col. Gebregziabher Alemseged ‘Gebre Dilla’ arrested as search continues on corruption suspects

Ethiopia: Col. Gebregziabher Alemseged ‘Gebre Dilla’ arrested as search continues on corruption suspects

by Engidu Woldie
ESAT News (November 15, 2018)

Ethiopia’s regiment commander in Somalia, Colonel Gebregziabher Alemseged (Gebre Dilla), who was also a former political advisor for the Secretary General of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has been arrested, according to ESAT sources. He was reportedly sacked from his IGAD position last June.

The colonel is accused of human rights abuses in the Somali region of Ethiopia and alleged to have coordinated the recent deadly violence in the regional capital Jijiga.

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