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Attorney General’s list of detainees in relation to human rights abuses
Kinfe Dagnew (Brig. Gen), Former Director General of the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC)

Attorney General’s list of detainees in relation to alleged corruption

Former Director General of the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC), Kinfe Dagnew (Brig. Gen) has been arrested in Humera Tigray Regional State according to state media. This comes after the Federal Attorney General announced that 63 individuals from the National Intelligence and Security Service have been detained for alleged human rights violence and grand corruption. Below is the list of the suspects under custody.

  1. Guha Atsbeha Gidey – head of Addis Ababa Security
  2. Amanuel Kiros Medhin – director of the Main Department for Domestic Security
  3. Deribew Demelash – deputy director of Internal Security and department head for Economic Affairs
  4. Tesfaye Gebretsadik - head of Research and Crime Investigation, Internal Security Main Department
  5. Biniam Mamushet – head of Operation Affairs, Internal Security Main Department (Mainly concerned with Ginbot 7 Surveillance)
  6. Teshome Haile – head of Amhara Regional State Security and director of Main Department for Protection
  7. Addisu Bedassa – head of Oromia Regional State Security, Internal Security Main Department
  8. Yohannes a.k.a. Gebregziabher Wubet – External Intelligence
  9. Nega Kassie – head of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) Surveillance at Counter Terrorism Department
  10. Temesgen Berhe – head of OLF and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Surveillance at Counter Terrorism Department
  11. Shewit Belay – deputy head of Ginbot 7 Surveillance, Internal Security Operation Department
  12. Ashenafi Tesfahun – coordinator at the Amhara Regional State’s North Gondar Zone, Internal Security Main Department
  13. Derso Ayana – head of External Intelligence Amhara Regional State’s Surveillance
  14. Seifu Belay – officer at Southern Regional State Surveillance, Internal Security Main Department
  15. Eyob Tewolde – head of Southern Regional State Surveillance, Internal Security Main Department
  16. Ahmed Geda – deputy head of Oromia Regional State Surveillance, Internal Security Main Department
  17. Deputy Commander Alemayehu Hailu Babata – Former Deputy head, then head of Anti-Terrorism Investigation Department at the Federal Police
  18. Deputy Inspector Yousuf Hassan – Terrorism Crimes Investigator
  19. Sergeant Itenesh Arafayne – Terrorism Crimes Investigator
  20. Inspector Feyissa Deme – Terrorism Crimes Investigator
  21. Deputy Inspector Minlargilih Tilahun – Terrorism Crimes Investigator
  22. Sergeant Reesom Kihishin – Terrorism Crimes Investigator
  23. Officer Gebremariam Wolday
  24. Officer Asgele Woldegiorgis
  25. Main Superintendent Assefa Kidanie
  26. Main Superintendent Gebeegziabher Gebrehawariyat – Kilinto Prison Guard and Security Head
  27. Super Intendent Teklay Hailu – Kilinto Prison Employee
  28. Main Superintendent Abu Girma – Former Showa Robit Prison head and latter Ziway Prison head
  29. Main Superintendent Adane Hagos – Kality Prison Employee
  30. Main Superintendent Tesfamichael Asgale – Senior Security Expert at the Kality Prison
  31. Main Superintendent Gebrat Mekonnen – Former Ziway Prison Guard and Security head and later Prison Guard and Security Head at Shewa Robit Prison
  32. Assistant Superintendent Alemayehu Hailu Wolde – Crime Investigator at the Addis Ababa Police
  33. Assistant Superintendent Mengistu Wolde – Crime Investigator at the Addis Ababa Police
  34. Adanech a.k.a. Hawi Tessema Tola
  35. Getahun Asseffa Tola
  36. Mulu Gisseha