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Somalia: military court hands down hard sentences on Al-shabab members

Storyline:National News

Somali military court has Saturday sentenced 4 men among seven members who appeared before the court to life in prison, two others  to 10 years jail term and released the seventh one after the court missed full evidence of his case.

All the men were accused of having links with Al-shabab, giving information, protection and hideouts where mostly pleaded guilty.

A spokesman for the military court said the members are free to take appeal starting from the date the military reached its verdict.

More suspects are expected to appear before the court soon, as the spokesman for the military court confirmed to the media.