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Puntland President sacks police chiefs

GAROWE (SD) – Puntland state president Said Abdullahi Deni has dismissed six commanders including two regional police commanders in a continuing restructuring of the security sector in recent days.

In a presidential decree, Deni appointed General Abdulkadir Jama Dirir who has been the head of the presidential guard become the Bari regional police commandant.

The decree also moved Gen. Abdulkadir Jama Dirir who served as head of presidential to Bari region as the police commandant.

Brigadier General Warsame Ahmed Shirwa now becomes the head of the Bosaso port police

Mohamud Silal Omar was appointed as the Deputy Director of the Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) by sacking Ahmed Yusuf Ahmed who has been serving the office recent years.

PMPF Deputy Director Ahmed Yusuf Ahmed were sacked in the new changes and was replaced him with Mohamud Silal Omar ho will now become the Deputy Director of the Puntland Maritime Police Force.

Brigadier General Omar Abdi Elmi now takes charge as head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), of the Puntland Police Force.

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