Accused Defense Force Members Tortured and Killed While in Detention


Abbay Media News
Girma Alemu

Defense force members from Northern command and other Army brigades were accused of passing sensitive intelligence to the opposition and have been in detention for the last two months. While in detention at Azezo camp secret prison, they have been bitten and tortured repeatedly. They were all transferred last Tuesday to Addis Ababa and have been kept at the Federal Police compound in an underground prison bunker. The torture still continues and two of the detainees are dead during the investigation and torture ordeal.

It is reported, the members of the defence force that died while being tortured are corporal and deputy corporal of the defence forces. It is also known, there are other 18 soldiers who are still under investigation and being tortured in the hidden underground prison.