Somali Investigators: Intelligence Agency Not Responsible for Female Spy Disappearance

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Investigators in Somalia have concluded that the country’s national intelligence and security agency was not responsible for the alleged death of one of its officers. The committee said there was no evidence that the agency was involved in the disappearance of 24-year-old Ikram Tehleel Farah in June. Tahleel’s parents have rejected the committee’s findings and blamed the spy agency, which blames the death on the al-Shabaab terrorist group.

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The Chief Prosecutor General of the Armed Forces Court, Abdullahi Bulleh Kami, said his team’s investigation had found no indication that Somalia’s main intelligence agency was responsible for the disappearance and that the officer had been presumed dead.

He said investigators found no evidence linking National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) officials to missing female detective Ikran Tahleel Farah. He also said that any person having knowledge of the matter should present it to the authorities.


The mother of the missing cyber security intelligence officer Kali Mohammad Guha dismissed the committee’s findings.

She said that they were very surprised by the decision and that her family did not expect such an outcome. They said that they do not accept the result at all.

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Ismail Dahir is a security analyst and former deputy director of Somalia’s spy agency. He alleged that NISA officials – including its executive director – dominate the lower house of parliament.

The acquittal of suspects without presenting the process in court is illegal and will damage the credibility of the ongoing electoral process, he said, adding that the family of the slain detective can resort to alternative means to take justice into their own hands. Is.

Farah was an officer in Nysa’s cyber security unit. He was last seen on 26 June near the agency’s headquarters in Mogadishu.

Till date no one has found his body, but NISA declared him dead in September.

In an earlier report, the spy agency blamed the terrorist group al-Shabaab for the death of its officer. But the group has strongly denied any involvement.

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