Top Somalia jihadist turns himself over to government

Top Somalia jihadist turns himself over to governmentA one-time deputy leader and spokesman for Somalia’s Shabaab insurgents defected to the country’s government on Sunday, a local official said. Muktar Robow was the subject of a $ 5 million bounty from the United States for his role with the Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militants. “Muktar Robow defected from Shabaab and he is now in Hudur meeting with government officials,” district commissioner Mohamed Moalim told reporters, referring to the Bakool district capital.



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