Ethiopian police officer fired for preaching at work

Kwao Saa

A 25-year-old police officer in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia has been fired after preaching his Christian faith with his colleagues at work.

The officer, who was also arrested, has been advised to relocate to another region because of the sensitive nature of the case. The Somali regional state is predominately Muslim and many people are reportedly offended by the incident.

The officer, who has been given the alias Adane, was encouraged to accept Islam and was arrested after refusing. Adane worked for the Liyou police force and converted to Christianity about two years ago. […] CONTINUE READING