Hours after Oromia Media Network declared the capture of Jawar Mohammed, the Ethiopian government affirmed the news.
Ethiopian Federal Police and Oromia Police Commission had a joint articulation on the issue.
Jawar and thirty-four others are captured for what the administration says is a commanding endeavor to restore the group of killed Ethiopian Singer Hachalu Hundessa to the Capital Addis Ababa. Bekele Gerba, a senior Oromo Federalist Congress pioneer, is among those captured.
The body was en route to Hachalu's old neighborhood, Ambo, in view of his folks' solicitation when Jawar and his devotees blocked it in Burayu region only outside of the capital Addis Ababa, grabbed the body forcibly and returned it to Addis Ababa. And afterward they continued to Prosperity Party's (administering party) office close Addis Ababa Stadium.
What is known now is that Jawar is captured regarding that episode.
Government Police Commissioner Endashaw Tassew uncovered that eight AK 47 attack rifles, five weapons, and nine walkie talkie radios have been seized from Jawar's escorts or supporters, as the magistrate called them, as revealed by Deutsche Welle Amharic help.
Hachalu Hundessa's families and guardians were bothered when Jawar's group commandingly removed the body to return it to the capital guaranteeing that he ought to be covered in the capital Addis Ababa – against the desire of the relatives. Some others who see themselves as "Oromo activists" voiced their perspectives via web-based networking media saying Hachalu ought to be let go in Addis Ababa however again that isn't what the family needed by Oromia Regional State president, Shimeles Abdissa.
The administration was constrained to take the body and his relatives utilizing helicopters to the origination of Oromo Music star and extremist that Ethiopia lost on Monday at night.
In what is by all accounts a demonstration of government assurance to keep up the standard of law, Ethiopian Federal Police Commission Endashaw said that "nobody is exempt from the laws that apply to everyone else."
Jawar's escort have purportedly traded fire with the Federal police trying to secure their pioneer, agreeing residents report rising via web-based networking media.
Jawar Mohammed, who is presently an individual from senior administration in the Oromo Federalist Congress, used to guarantee that the development he leads is a second government in the nation.
Head administrator Abiy Ahmed's legislature was reluctant to capture Jawar even when in excess of 86 individuals were murdered in Oromo district of Ethiopia in late October 2019 after he set off an emergency.