Ethiopian police arrest 81 suspects in connection with ethnic violence

About 81 suspects have been arrested in Ethiopia for their involvement in ethnic violence which led to the death of dozens of people.

The suspects are believed to have played a role in a deadly incident which occurred in Burayu, a town near Addis Ababa, in September last year. Over 23 people reportedly lost their lives in the incident which targeted ethnic minorities.

According to Ethiopian officials, arrest warrants have been issued for 28 other suspects who are currently hiding or on the run. The […..] CONTINUE READING