Somaliland

Government postpones hearing of land dispute cases until after presidential election

Government postpones hearing of land dispute cases until after presidential election
All land disputes cases will be heard after November 13th.

HARGEISA – Somaliland’s Interior Minister, Yasin Mohamud Hiir Faratoon, announced on Saturday (Sep 30), that Somaliland’s courts will not hearing land dispute cases until after the presidential election is held, due to security reasons.

“No land dispute case will be heard until after the presidential election is held,”, Faratoon announced at an event in Borama, Awdal.

“Land disputes are problematic, and there are currently many ongoing land disputes across the country. We have to decided to postpone the hearing of all land dispute cases until after the election” Faratoon added.

Somaliland’s presidential election is scheduled to take place on Monday, November 13th, 2017.

The official launching of the campaign for the presidential election, is scheduled to take place within the next few weeks.

This is a developing story. Please check back at The National for more.

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