Somaliland security forces have arrested an alleged top female Al Shabaab operative a fortnight ago during a raid in a house in Borama town.
Reports indicated that a five people were caught in a night time raid among them an American /Somali female that is thought to be a high ranking Al Shabaab operative and her three companions, 2 females and 1 male.
It is still uncertain the reasons which prompted the raid on the house but unconfirmed reports suggest that the RRU operatives conducted the raid after an international arrest warrant was issued for the alleged top female operative by unknown foreign power.
A reporter with a Somali language newspaper who visited some relatives of one of the detained women spoke to a Miss Mariam Hashi Ugaas who told him that the 9:00pm night raid was conducted by RRU operatives saw the apprehension Ayan Hirsi Diriye, Siraad Omar Hashi, Layla Hirsi and their house maid who goes by the name of Nimco.
The RRU operatives ransacked the house although it is not clear what they were searching for during raid said Miss Marian.
Miss Marian added that unnamed security officials had confirmed to them that the arrested relatives are currently been held in Hargeisa intelligence headquarters.
Source :Waheen news