Ethiopia Police Declare GERD Dam Manager’s Death Was Suicide

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia

The head of Ethiopia’s Federal Police Commission announced September 7 that the shooting death of Simegnew Bekele, who was found dead in his vehicle in Addis Ababa in July was a suicide. “The investigation (into the death of the project manager of the $4 Billion USD Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)) reveals that he used his own gun and killed himself", Zeynu Jamal said.