1. ANSA.it
  2. English
  3. General News
  4. Bomb kills Somali who served 16 yrs for Alpi murder

Bomb kills Somali who served 16 yrs for Alpi murder

Hashi Omar Hassan found guilty then acquitted in journo's death

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 6 - A bomb under his car seat on Wednesday killed a Somali man who served 16 years in jail in the murder of Italian TV reporter Ilaria Alpi and her Italian cameraman Miran Hrovatin in Mogadishu March 1994 while they were working on a probe into trafficking in weapons and waste.
    Hashi Omar Hassan was found guilty in the double murder but acquitted on appeal after serving over 16 years in jail.
    He was paid three million euros in compensation by the Italian State.
    The Alpi family has always claimed there was a massive cover-up in the case.
    Hassan's death was reported by the independent Somali news site Garowe Online. (ANSA).
   

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Copyright ANSA


Change cookie consent