Puntland Executes 2 Men Convicted in 2019 Gangrape and Murder of 12 Year Old Girl Aisha Ilyas

GAROWE (Somaliguardian) – Somali authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland have executed two men convicted of the gang rape and murder of 12 year old girl Aisha Ilyas Adan on February last year.

A death warrant has been issued for the two convicted of the 2019 gang-rape and murder of Aisha Ilyas in Galka’ayo – which galvanized public outcry.

A regional court in Puntland has previously dated the execution of the two men to February 11 this year. Reports say the execution was carried out by the family of the gang-raped teen girl who then expressed content in the court’s verdict.

The father of Aisha Ilyas, expressed joy after the execution of the two men convicted of raping and murdering his daughter a year ago.

Another convicted man in the gang-rape has been spared as the court sentenced him to serve a life sentence.

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