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|Somaliland: Blogger’s Life under Threat|
|Thursday, 05 July 2012 22:49|
By: Yusuf M Hasan
(Somalilandsun) – The life of blogger Mohamed Ali of Medeshivalley.com is under threat from a hired assassin.
According to Mr. Mohamed the purported assassin revealed the plot to have him killed in an email message in which the assassin to-be also demanded $70,000 thus betray his original employer who had paid him/her $50,000.
The blogger who defied the assassin's demand not to reveal the plot to anybody has posted the message on his blog medeshivalley.com, said he "I would love to hang on to life a little longer and stay around for the sake of my family and children, but since I don't have the money to pay to this crook, I have decided to publish the threat for the public to know". http://www.medeshivalley.com/2012/07/anonymous-hired-assassin-threats-my.html#more
The threatening email message send to Mohamed Ali read
I want you to read this message very carefully and wisely, and then keep the secret with you till further notice.
I'm a professional; hence you have no need of knowing who I am, where am from, until I arrange for a face to face meeting. I have been duly paid $50, 000.00 in advance to terminate your life for some reasons listed to me by my employer, its one I believe you call a friend. Surreptitiously, I have been following you closely for a month now and have seen that you are innocent of the accusation levelled against you.
In your best interest, do not contact the Police or try to send a copy of this to any security agents, because if you do, I will certainly know through the impeccable assistance of my secret agents, and will be forced to do what I have being duly paid to do, beside this is the first time I turned out to be a betrayer against the ethic of my profession.
Now listen, I will arrange for us to see face to face but before that I need the amount of $70,000.00, you have nothing to be afraid of. I will be coming to see you in your Office or Home determine where you wish we meet, do not set any Camera to cover us or set up any tape to record our conversation, my employer is in my control now. You will need to transfer $20, 000.00 to the account I will provide for you, before we will set our first meeting, after you have make the first advance payment to the account, I will provide you with the Tape that contains his request for me to assassinate you, which will be enough proof for you to charge him to Court (if you wish to do so), then the balance will be paid later.
You don't need my phone contact for now till am assured you are ready to comply, and being silence on this matter is very dangerous. The choice remains yours, and you have the next 72hrs to make that choice, otherwise you will live your limited life watching your back. A word is enough for the wise! (End)
Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Ali is currently the director of a charity company in Surrey, England and the editor and owner of Medeshivalley.com.
He a Somalilander born in Medeshi a small village located North East of Erigavo, the capital of Sanaag region, of the republic of Somaliland in the Horn of Africa. It is the place of birth of Medeshi webmaster. It is known for its abundance of water and frankincense as well as fertile land. It is also the first place in the Horn of Africa that the British Empire sent its war planes from a location just north of El Afweyne and Garadag to bombard the army of Sayid Mohamed Abdulla Hassan in the 1920s.
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