By M.A.Egge

The Somaliland police headquarters announced yesterday that they have swiftly taken disciplinary measures against a police officer who assaulted a guard at the main Hargeisa Group Hospital a day earlier.

Incidentally, the assault on the guard was caught in a video that went viral.

The police headquarters noted that the policeman who slapped the guard was attached the revenue collection office at the hospital’s premises.

They disclosed that the culprit, a constable, is being held at the Central police station and assured the nation that strict actions will be meted against the assaulter.

They said that constable Yahya Sueiman Ismail gravely violated the morals and ethical standards of the police denting the image of the force.