US warns citizens in Somalia of election fraud
Unites states said it is committed to credible electoral process in Somalia, as the horn of Africa nation is sworn-in Tuesday 281 MPs to form its 10th parliament.
The United States of American threatened grave punishment over electoral fraud by its Somali-American citizens joined the new Somali parliament.
“Grave instances of corruption by US citizens overseas are punishable under US law,” said US mission to Somalia in a statement posted in its Twitter account.
US ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz has expressed grave concern over the alleged fraud, intimidation and vote-buying in voting for Somalia’s lower house chamber.