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Sudanese held in Darfur, Kordofan for alleged links with rebel groups

January 22 - 2018 NIERTETI / KOLOGI
Kologi in the Nuba Mountains (OCHA map of South Kordofan).
Kologi in the Nuba Mountains (OCHA map of South Kordofan).

Two people were detained by agents of the Military Intelligence in Tur in Central Darfur over the weekend. In Kologi in South Kordofan, Military Intelligence officers held three people on Friday. They are accused of assisting the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N).

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a listener reported that members of the Military Intelligence raided the house of Yousif Adam Haroun in Tur on Friday.

“They beat him before they took him to the Nierteti military garrison,” he said. “On Saturday, the same force returned and detained Adam Hasan Yagoub as well.”

The source added that both men “are suspected of aiding a rebel group in the area”.

Fuel

An activist reported from Kologi in South Kordofan that three people were held by Military Intelligence near the town on Friday. They are accused of smuggling fuel into an area controlled by the SPLM-N.

He said that Military Intelligence agents detained a lorry driver, his assistant, and a third person named Ahmed Ali Deifallah, while driving a lorry carrying fuel to an area called Wirana.

On Sunday, they were transferred to the military garrison of Abu Jubaiha.


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