Banadir police arrest man dressed as woman

MOGADISHU—Somali security forces have arrested man disguised as woman at Kaaraan district, Banadir region.

The man was dressed in burqa, a cloth worn by Muslim women.

Locals in Kaaran tipped the local police of a “woman behaving as man”, saying he posed security threat in the area.

The man was then arrested and detained by the authorities at the Kaaran police station for further investigation.

Banadir region is facing increased suicide blast attacks and coordinated assassinations.

Al Shabab is known to use new tactics to conceal their movements.