Somali Cabinet has unanimously passed into law the repealed Counter-Terrorism Bill in fresh bid to curb the raising extremism in the country.
The weekly cabinet meeting was chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Omar Arte who has been recuperating from injuries sustained from Al Shabaab suicide bomber at a Central hotel bombing ordeal.
Somali based Federal Government said the anti-terrorism laws will address the security turmoil facing the country and give the Government powers to deal with issue of youth radicalization thus preemption of further recruitments within the society.
The Government spokesman Ridwan Haji Abdiweli pointed out the jihad doctrines used by the terrorists are always brutal heinous acts against innocent civilians largely causing regional and global insecurity, this impede growth and development of the country.
Minister for National Security Abdirazak Omar Mohamed lauded the Kenya Defence Forces together with other peacekeeping Forces who have continued to fight the Al Shabaab Militant group stressing out this incursion has yielded greatly with militants losing strategic towns in central and southern Somalia.