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Ethiopia: Burayu Police Commissioner shot dead in the town

Burayu Police Commissioner Solomon Tadesse _ Ethiopia

borkena
February 21, 2020

Burayu town police commander, commissioner Solomon Tadesse (pictured above), is reportedly shot dead in Burayu town, which a little of 20 kilometers from the capital Addis Ababa.

BBC Amharic service cited Oromia regional State communication office head, Getachew Balcha, to report that three other men who were with Commander Solomon were also shot.

Among them were “Finfine special zone” special police commander Tesfaye Dinku who is said to be getting medical help at the Korean Hospital in the capital Addis Ababa.

The other man who was shot along with the police commanders is a musician, but the Getachew Balcha did not disclose his identity.

No entity took responsibility for the attack so far. Police did not establish the identity of suspects, and no arrest is made so far, Getachew Balcha told BBC Amharic service.

He is cited as saying that the attack happened as Commander Solomon Tadesse was having lunch near Burayu Town.

It is unclear if the condition of those who are in Korean Hospital in the capital Addis Ababa is life-threatening or otherwise.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. SONG LYRICS ” I Shot The Sheriff “.

    I HAD BEEN SAYING TO ALL ETHIOPIANS AND CARIBBEANS THAT IT IS TIME TO STEP INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM , RASTAFARIANISM NEED TO BE REPLACED WITH ZENAWISM BECAUSE RAS TAFARIANISM ENCOURAGES THE ABOVE TYPE OF ACTIONS.

    SONG LYRICS ” I Shot The Sheriff ”
    Song by Bob Marley
    Lyrics
    (I shot the sheriff, but I didn’t shoot no deputy, oh no, oh
    I shot the sheriff, but I didn’t shoot no deputy, ooh, ooh, ooh)
    Yeah, all around in my home town
    They’re tryin’ to track me down
    They say they want to bring me in guilty
    For the killing of a deputy
    For the life of a deputy, but I say
    Oh, now, now, oh
    (I shot the sheriff) the sheriff
    (But I swear it was in self defense) oh, no (oh, oh, ooh)
    Yeah, I say, I shot the sheriff oh, Lord! (and they say it is a capital offense)
    Yeah! (oh, oh, ooh) yeah
    Sheriff John Brown always hated me
    For what, I don’t know
    Every time I plant a seed
    He said kill it before it grow
    He said kill them before they grow, and so
    Read it in the news! (I shot the sheriff) oh, Lord
    (But I swear it was in self-defense)
    Where was the deputy? (oh, oh, ooh)
    I say, I shot the sheriff
    But I swear it was in self defense, yeah (ooh)
    Freedom came my way one day
    And I started out of town, yeah
    All of a sudden I saw sheriff John Brown
    Aiming to shoot me down
    So I shot, I shot, I shot him down and I say
    If I am guilty I will pay
    I didn’t shoot no deputy (oh, no-oh) oh no
    (I shot the sheriff) I did
    But I didn’t shoot no deputy, oh (oh, oh, ooh)
    Reflexes had got the better of me
    And what is to be must be
    Every day the bucket a-go a well
    One day the bottom a-go drop out
    One day the bottom a-go drop out, I say
    I, I, I, I, shot the sheriff
    Lord, I didn’t shot the deputy, no
    I, I (shot the sheriff)
    But I didn’t shoot no deputy, yeah
    So, yeah

  2. The acting Mayor Menilik Alemayehu of Addis Ababa should take charge , by limiting the authority of the acting deputy mayor of Addis Ababa TAKELE Uma TO only TECHNICAL engineering issues , since acting Deputy Mayor (Engineer) TAKElE Uma proven that he is NOT able to perform city ADMINISTRATION works since it is not his responsibility or his field of expertise. Deputy Mayor (Engineer) TAKElE Uma expertise is on engineering so Menilik Alemayehu need to wake up and take charge of the city from the federals who back up the deputy mayor instead of the Mayor. Same should be done in Burayu by the residents taking charge not the federal appointed thugs taking charge of Burayu as they did for the last two years.

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