Yared Zerihun, former NISS Deputy Head and Commissioner General of Police Commission appears in court
Addis Ababa, November 15, 2018 (FBC) –Yared Zerihun, former Deputy Head of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) and Commissioner General of Federal Police Commission, appeared in court today.
He was taken into custody by police yesterday in Dukem, some 30 km south of Addis Ababa.
Similarly, Colonel Gudeta Olana, head of security division at the Ethio-telecom, has been apprehended by police.
He is accused of intimidating experts assigned to probe corruption within the state-owned Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) and obstructing works of prosecutors.
Police have so far arrested over 60 individuals on allegations of rights abuse and corruption.