Somaliland: Theft at the Ministry of Information Compound

The minister of information, Osman Sahardid has confirmed that cash money was stolen from the information ministry compound and called for a thorough investigation into the criminal act.

The information minister makes the revelations in a press conference held on Sunday at the ministry premises and disclosed that that the money stolen was in millions of Somaliland shillings which was earmarked for paying employees monthly salaries.

The robbery took place at a time that the new minister of information heightened security and robbed by unknown suspects who still remain at large.

The robbers have broken into the office of the minister of information which still remains a mystery as far as the heist is concerned.

The minister has assured that investigation launched by police are due to bring the criminals to court.