HARGEISA, 12 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somalilandpress reporter in Hargeisa, Mr. Abdiqani Baynah has been detained by the police today.
Mr. Baynah who was covering the demonstrations during the day has been taken by police forces while he was on duty reporting from the ground.
It is not clear why Mr. Baynah was arrested but he is was held at the Cetral Investigation Department (CID) Head Quarters without any charges against him. He was among tens of other reporters covering today’s demonstrations but it is not clear why he was targeted at this stage. Mr. Baynah was released after he spend few hours in the CID department.