In a press briefing that was given by the Ethiopian Federal Attorney General earlier this week, General Attorney Berhanu Tsegaye gave a statement about Tigray region's unwillingness to give up Ato Getachew Assefa, former Director of National Intelligence and Security Services. It was also announced that an arrest warrant is issued against him. The arrest of Ato Getachew has been a controversial topic in the country from every possible angle. Ato Getachew has been accused of numerous serious crimes such as human rights violations and killings. Before being removed from his position months after the appointment of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister, he was head of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) for many years. The BBC interviewed prominent political figures in Ethiopia to hear their respective analysis of the issue. The politicians gave their views on the matter from judicial proceedings, future repercussions and how this reflects on the current political and social aspects of the country.