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Addis Ababa residents’ reaction to news about former Ethiopian spy chief Getachew Assefa

It was to be recalled that the Federal General Attorney announced that an arrest warrant is issued against the former director general of the Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Ato Getachew Assefa. 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. Following Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's promise to rein in the security services and tackle economic mismanagement, corruption and rights abuses, many high-profile officials have been arrested . Mereja TV interviewed Addis Ababa residents about their take on who they think Ato Getachew Assefa is. Ato Getachew's picture has never been released to the public.