Suleiman Ahmed, the driver in the group of columnists from Dire Dawa City Mass Media Agency, who were assaulted by a gathering of youth in Meisso on Friday, has passed away today in a doctor's facility in Dire Dawa, The Reporter learnt.
It was on Friday July 13, 2018 that a horde assaulted a gathering of columnists who were making a trip to Addis Ababa for scope of President Isaias Afewerki's visit to Addis Ababa, which was planned for the next day.
As per reports, the aggressors blamed the writers for spying and assaulted them before they gave them over to the police.
In spite of the fact that Suleiman has been under medicinal care both at Dil Chora Hospital in Dire Dawa and Hiywot Fana Hospital in Harar, the damage he maintained on his head and ribs made it hard to spare his life, sources revealed to The Reporter.
Despite the fact that there was an arrangement to allude him to Addis Ababa's Black Lion Specialized Hospital, Suleiman's families asked for his exchange to a Hospital in Harar. He kicked the bucket at eleven early in the day of Thursday July 19, 2018.
The police are yet to begin examination concerning the assault, sources included.
Suleiman, 37, is a dad of three and was expecting his fourth tyke. He has been serving in the Agency for over five years.