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West Darfur security agents beat up electoral candidate

April 20 - 2015 SIRBA LOCALITY
Security forces guarding a bus station in Central Darfur (file photo)
Security forces guarding a bus station in Central Darfur (file photo)

The candidate of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for the Abu Suruj constituency in West Darfur was detained and beaten by security agents from Thursday to Sunday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga from Sirba locality, several listeners reported that DUP candidate Mubarak Abdallah Adam was held by security agents at the Abu Suruj polling centre on Thursday morning.

“They took him to the office of the security apparatus, where they severely beat and whipped him on his hands and feet, until they released him on Sunday morning.”

The sources could not clarify the reason for his molest. 


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