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Nine more top TPLF leaders including Abay Woldu in Addis after being captured

Two military generals who deserted the Ethiopian Defense Force to join fight alongside TPLF killed in action

Abay Woldu _ Ethiopia _TPLF

January 11, 2021 

Just two days after the founder and ideologue of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), Sebhat Nega, was captured and brought to Addis Ababa, nine other top TPLF political and military leaders were captured alive on Sunday and brought to Addis Ababa,on Monday, where they will be appearing in court.

Abay Woldu, former Tigray region president and Ethiopian Ambassador to the Netherlands, and deputy president of the region, Dr. Tekeste Abrham, are among leaders captured in the latest joint search operation by the Ethiopian Defense Force. 

“The ongoing search operation by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Defense Force continues to bring the treasonous junta leadership to justice. Today, we handed over Abay Woldu and other leaders of the destructive leadership to the criminal investigation department of the Federal police,” the Defense Force said in a brief statement  published on social media. 

Captured TPLF leaders on Monday were flown to Addis Ababa in an Ethiopian Air force plane. State media, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, aired a video of their arrival at Addis Ababa  Bole international Airport. 

Stubborn  and belligerent look of the former Tigray region president, Abay Woldu, is not one reads on his face. In his battered pants and TPLF guerrilla time trademark  shoe, Abay looked frail and distressed. 

Lieutenant Seyoum Turbo, commander of the 28th division of the Eastern Command, reportedly said that it took extensive search effort and ups and downs, to capture them. 

The Ethiopian Defense Force also announced that top military leaders,  who deserted from the Ethiopian Defense Force as the TPLF launched an attack on the northern command on November 4, 2021, were killed during the operation. Major General Ibrahim Anduljelil, Brigadier General Gebrekidan Gebremariam, ten other senior military officers and two junior officers, and deputy commissioner of the region’s police were killed during the operation. 

People in the Tigray region of Ethiopia have been supportive during the search operation, as disclosed by the Defense Force. 

On December 18, 2020, the Ethiopian Defense Force announced a 10 million birr reward for information for the capture of top TPLF leaders. 

So far, it is unclear if the capture of two top TPLF leaders came due to information provided to the defense force. Informants will receive the reward anonymously for security reasons.  

There are  dozens of TPLF leaders who are not captured or confirmed dead. 

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  1. Look at this ETHIOPIAN hater, evil, devil faced ባንዳ; ሌባ; ከሃዲ: ፋሽሽት:: ኢትዮጵያን: የጠላና; የከዳ: የእግዚአብሔርም: ጠላትና: እግዚአብሔርን: የከዳ: ነው::

    ኢትዮጵያ: ታበፅህ: እደዊሃ: ሐብ: እግዚአብሔር::

  2. Where did all that bravado go? All that ‘we will fight to the last man’ daring? You see, that was what I exactly saying about our despots and demons. They are the best that country ever produced in case of conniving and inciting the gullible youth around them so it will fight to the death on their behalf but when it comes to manning up they are the most cowards that glorious country ever hatched. Mengistu was said to have bragged to his close boot lickers showing one bullet in his handgun and how he would take his own life with it if he was ever surrounded by his enemies. Who was the one that ran like rabbit when barbarians were at the gate? The same with these demons. Just less than three months ago they were having one huge military parade after another daring the rest of the country to come and fight. Their international media outlets BBC, AFP, Reuters and Al-Gahba/Zanwas were telling the world that Chairman Debre had more than 250,000 seasoned, battle hardened and well armed army and could over run any invading army that dared to set its foot in Tigray. Well, well, well!! What we have witnessed is a Jula/Bacha/Turbo/Tesfaye battle plan that will go down in military history as one of the most ingenious. It is guaranteed to go into the military text books in educating future military leaders just as the Battle at Adwa of 1896. These four geniuses and their over qualified colleagues did not need 15,000 Cubans, a South Yemeni tank brigade and Soviet generals to shatter a bunch of bigots to smithereens. It is in their DNA they inherited from Dinagde, Mikaeel/Mohammed Ali, Mekonen, Alula, Tekle of Gojjam and off course Gobena(Hey bigots, go jump in the lake!). These demons should have listened to what their fathers had told them where they were kids. You don’t pick a fight you know you gonna get kicked in the butt real bad and fast. What I want to see in the crimes these goons will be charged with also includes responsibility for the demise of tens of thousands of the youth they misled into a disastrous war. They should also be charged for the destruction they brought upon that region and its innocent people. They were military commanders and therefore they should be tried in a military court. At one point or another they had taken oath to live by the tenets of the military. Whatever verdicts handed down by the military tribunal should stand as the final. Period. These demons did not murder individuals only but have committed well documented mass massacres before. Ethiopian Lives Matter!!!!

  3. Hey Bigots!

    The man who was the first to announce that his then government had accepted the ruling by the boundary arbitration council at The Hague, one of the architects of mayhem, incarcerations, disapearances of opponents and murders is now in the good hands of his buddy Iblis in hell. Seyoum Mesfin has told his wishes to Patriot Jula to which Jula had obliged. He got one between the eyes. Rumors have reached the capital that community and religious leaders from Tigray have been pleading to these goons to surrender peafefully but to no avail. It is the talk of the town that the area where Chairman Mao Debre has been chillin is identified and elders once again are beging him to end ths standoff peacefully and turn himself in. Stay tuned patriots!!! Jula ain’t done yet. Me? I’m just chilli in my man cave with an attitude like a street nigga!!! If you hear that Steam classic mega hit blasting out of a basemenf, it’s me!!! Na na na na hey hey good bye!!! You know the rest!!! Let it rip!!!

    Hey bigots! This is for you! Nananana nah! Eat your crow!!!

  4. Unless the prisoners refused the offer they should have been provided with face masks to protect the soldiers from any possible exposure to the virus. I hope they will show future captured traitors wearing face masks. That is the requirement everywhere these days.


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