Ethiopian Police Issues Arrest Warrant on 76 Generals, Military Officers

By Staff Reporter

Arrest-warrantNovember 19, 2020 ( -- The Ethiopian Federal Police have issued arrest warrants for another 76 army generals and military officers for alleged treason by working with the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF).

In a statement released on Wednesday, Ethiopian Police said the army general and senior military officers have been accused of having roles in the killing of members of the northern command division.

Retired army generals and military officers are among the suspects whom police issued an arrest warrant for the second time after war broke out between TPLF and the central government two weeks ago.

The army generals have also been charged with the instigation of several ethnic and religious-based violence and unrest which resulted in the killings of innocent people and destruction of properties, police’s statement reads.

Accordingly, the arrest warrants have been issued for the understated army generals and military officers for an alleged attempt to destroy the country’s constitutional order by force and committing crimes of treason.

1.    Gen Mahsho Beyene
2.    Gen Mohammed Aysha Zeinu
3.    Gen Mulu Girmay Gebrehiwot
4.    Gen Halefom Ejigu
5.    Gen Fitwi Tsegaye Gebreigziabher
6.    Gen Gidey Hailu Gebreigziabher
7.    Gen Negash Dagnew
8.    Gen Mebratu Woldearegay
9.    Gen Woldegiyorgis
10.    Gen Abdissa Filansa
11.    Gen Giush Gebre
12.    Gen Kebede Fikadu
13.    Gen Gebreyohannes
14.    Gen Hintsa Woldegiyorgis
15.    Colonel Tewolde Gebretinsae
16.    Colonel Nigusie Gebru
17.    Colonel Mebratu Asseffa
18.    Colonel Zegeye Nigus
19.    Colonel Yalem
20.    Colonel Mebratu Tedla
21.    Colonel Negash Mebratu
22.    Colonel Teklu Belay
23.    Colonel Tigabu Meles
24.    Colonel Girma Teka
25.    Colonel Mulugeta Gebrekirstos
26.    Colonel Aramo Gebremedihin
27.    Colonel Tesfaye Gebremedihin
28.    Colonel Girmal Alemayehu
29.    Colonel Negash Alefom
30.    Colonel Tesfaye Miruts
31.    Colonel Kassaye Assefa
32.    Colonel Negasi Tadesse Seyoum
33.    Colonel Kiros Hagos Gebreegziabher
34.    Colonel Miruts Gebrelibanos Abrha
35.    Colonel Hailesselasse Kiros Tesfay
36.    Colonel Miruts Berhe
37.    Colonel Hailesselassie Assefa
38.    Colonel Derbew Hagos
39.    Colonel Wolde Hagos
40.    Colonel Niguse Amare
41.    Colonel Negasi Tadesse
42.    Colonel Baraki Wodi Raya
43.    Colonel Kebede Gebremichael
44.    Colonel Tsegabirhan Gebreegziabher
45.    Colonel Zeru Hailemelekot
46.    Colonel Haile Mezgeb
47.    Colonel Araya Gebru Gidey
48.    Colonel Yemane Gebremichael
49.    Colonel Zeru Meressa
50.    Colonel Lijalem Gebrehiwot
51.    Colonel Asmelash Woldie
52.    Colonel Fisehha Gidey
53.    Colonel Ambachew Woldegebriel
54.    Colonel Gebremeskel Woldegebriel
55.    Colonel Woldu Hagos
56.    Colonel Gebremichael Hagos
57.    Colonel Sibhatu Mebratu
58.    Colonel Tasew Woldegiyorgis
59.    Colonel Gebreegziabher Alemseged
60.    Colonel Negasi Tadesse
61.    Colonel Tekle Belay
62.    Lt Col Tewolde Abrha
63.    Lt Col Muzey Tesema Seyoum
64.    Lt Col Hadish Gebretsadik Alemayehu
65.    Lt Col Fiseha Beyene Gebrekidan
66.    Lt Col Miruts Woldearegay Gebremeskel
67.    Lt Col Miruts Berha Hagos
68.    Lt Col Tsehaye Hagos
69.    Lt Col Hagos Kiros
70.    Lt Col Gebrehintsa Hadish
71.    Lt Col Gebremedihn Woldemariam Alula
72.    Lt Col Feleke Aytegeb
73.    Major Asgedom Mesfin
74.    Capitan Muez Melkam
75.    Capitan Araya Teklehaymanot
76.    Capitan Tesfahiwot

The Federal Police Commission urged the public particularly people of Tigray, members of Special Force and Militia of Tigray, members of the National Defence Force, members of police and security forces to play their indispensable role in bringing the aforementioned and other members of the TPLF Junta to justice.

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