Legal Actions is being taken against the Ethiopian army members
The FDRE Defense Forces Chief of Staff, General Seare Mekonnen has given a briefing about the overall army of defense today.
He has announced that some members of the armed force are being arrested for inspiring other members to go the national palace.
And on September 30, 2011, Ethiopian Calendar, a few members of the army went to the palace to ask for good governance and other personal benefit questions. It added that it is wrong to go to the palace for the sake of the Prime Minister, Dr. Abi Ahmed, when it is necessary to inform the case to the concerned party. Their deeds are in violation of the constitution and the moral character of the army nation, “he said.
General Defense Chief of Staff, Seare Mekonnen also said that the Member Defense Force who was involved in this exercise also apologized for what they did. He also said that some people who were inspiring other members for the involvement are now under arrest. These people are from the highest command position up to individual members of the army. Furthermore, a future investigation will be held to find other participants in this issue, and to take legal actions.
He also said that he will work to solve the questions raised by the army in connection with bad governance and other personal benefit problems. Moreover, he urged that their request should always follow the law.
Finally, he said that the defense force are working to ensure security and stability of the security forces of the Defense force in accordance with the nationalities, ethnicities, and religions in some parts of the country. For instance, in the Somali Region, Benishangul-Gumuz and Gedo and Gigi Zone have been active in the fight against the people, the elders, and the youth.
Generally, The FDRE Defense Army General Seare Mekonnen said that the Defense Force is currently setting up its new structures, working to make it fit for scientific purposes.