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Border Guards kidnap six people in South Darfur

April 23 - 2018 KASS
Gunmen in Darfur (file photo)
Gunmen in Darfur (file photo)

Members of the paramilitary Border Guards abducted six people from Turr in South Darfur’s Kass locality on Saturday. They demand a ransom of SDG 1,500,000.

Multiple sources told Radio Dabanga that elements of the Border Guards on camels and horses kidnapped Muhyeldin Ibrahim, headmaster of the Turr School, Mohamed Adam, school janitor, Feisal Ishag, Ahmed Yousef, Abdeljabbar Abulgasim and Abdelnashir Yousef near Turr, and took them to an unknown destination.

The militiamen claim that the six men had stolen cows from them, and demand SDG 250,000 ($ 13,710*) per person in exchange for their release.

The incident sparked a protest march in Turr, demanding the release of the abductees.

* Based on the official US Dollar rate quoted by the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS)

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