The Commander of the Somali Correctional Forces, General Mahad Abdirahman Adan, has temporarily suspended the Commander of the Hamar Central Prison, Colonel Aden Hussein Kulmiye.
The reasons for the strike are related to the recent violence at Mogadishu Central Prison and further investigations are ongoing.
The Commander of the Corrections Force has temporarily appointed General Dahir Aden Abdulle to continue his work at the Central Prison.
Corps spokesman Colonel Mohammed Qalaf the media explained that the move from the office of the commander of the guards work as interim looga suspended prison governor.
Al-Shabaab detainees have recently been involved in violent clashes that have left more than 20 prisoners and soldiers dead, and an investigation is under way into a government-appointed commission.