Osman Omar Wehliye

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Osman Omar Wehliye
ًعثمان عمر ًآةآلئيآ
Chief of the Somali Police Force
In office
30 October 2014 – 30 April 2015
Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
Preceded by Mohamed Sheikh Ismail
Succeeded by Mohamed Sheikh Hassan
Commissioner of the Somali Police Force
In office
16 March 2011 – 30 October 2014
Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
Abdi Farah Shirdon
Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
Preceded by Ali Hassan Mohamed
Personal details
Political party Independent

General Osman Omar Wehliye "Gas-Gas" (Somali: Cismaan Cumaar Wehliye, Arabic: ًعثمان عمر ًآةآلئيآ‎) is a Somali military commander.


From March 2011 to October 2014, Wehliye served as the Commissioner of the Somali Police Force.[1][2]

On 30 October 2014, he was appointed Interim Police Chief by Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, following the sudden death of former Police Chief Mohamed Sheikh Ismail.[3] Wehliye's term as Police Commissioner ended on 30 April 2015, when Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke appointed Mohamed Sheikh Hassan as the permanent Chief of Police.[4]


  1. ^ Abdiaziz Guled (March 16, 2011). "Somalia:New Police Commander Takes Office". Suna Times. Retrieved March 16, 2011.
  2. ^ "Somali gov't warns Somali elderly men fighting along Al shabaab". Sh. M. Network. March 16, 2011. Retrieved March 16, 2011.
  3. ^ "Abdiwali Sheekh appoints Osman Gasgas as the Interim Police Chief". Goobjoog. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Somalia government appoints new Police Commissioner". SomaliCurrent. 30 April 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.

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