Puntland President fires counter-piracy director

The fired Puntland counter-piracy director Abdirisak Mohamed Dirir. [Photo: Archive]
Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland’s President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has fired Puntland counter-piracy director Abdirisak Mohamed Dirir otherwise known as “Ducaysane”, according to a presidential decree issued on March 19, 2017, seen by Puntland Mirror.

The firing came one week after Somali pirates have hijacked their first commercial ship in five years, although a few days later released.

The fired officer was served as Puntland counter-piracy director since 2009.

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