Mogadishu (Midnimo)-Traffic police chief Ali Mohamud Ali passed away last night in his office which also serves as a residential place, family sources have said.
The traffic chief is said to have been undergoing medical treatment before his death Wednesday night
The death was confirmed by his family and the body is expected to be interred today in Mogadishu, Banadir state.
The departed officer recently returned to the country from India where he went for further medical treatment.
Federal minister for Information and Tourism Engineer Abdirahman Omar Yarisow passed his condolence to his family on behalf of the Somali public.
The deceased is said to have handed unofficially the leadership a fortnight ago to his deputy in acting role capacity.