The forces intensified door to door search operations in suburbs of Baladwein town.
they were seen patrolling the main roads of the town which curtailed the movement of people and vehicles.
Baladwein police commissioner, Ali Dhuh Mahad-Alle told the local that the operations were intended to tighten the security of the region and that they will be continuous.
He added that the soldiers apprehended several Al-Shabab suspects .
“In the operations many people were arrested, suspected anti-peace elements have been arrested and we are investigating their cases, and the soldiers also arrested several men armed with knives using illicit drugs” he said.
He added that they will take these suspects before the law.
Finally he called upon the public to work hand in hand with the security forces and forward any tip off leading the arrest of those terrorising the security of the town.