Son of Somalia ex-PM’s aide held over UK MP killing

Son of  Somalia  ex-PM’s aide held over UK MP killing

Nairobi, October 17

Ali Harbi Ali, son of an ex-media adviser to a former PM of Somalia, has been arrested by the British police under anti-terrorism laws following the killing of MP David Amess, a source close to the investigation and British media said.

The police said they had arrested a 25-year-old British man on murder suspicion. They did not name him, but used additional powers under anti-terrorism laws to detain him till October 22. A source named Ali Harbi Ali, a UK citizen, as the detained suspect. — Reuters

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