December 1, 2021, Wednesday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Thousands protest amid house arrest of Sudan PM

The Nepal Weekly
October 26, 2021

Sudan’s military has placed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok under house arrest after taking him to an unknown destination for refusing to approve a military takeover, according to the information ministry sources.

There were reports of the arrest of five other senior government officials, including Industry Minister Ibrahim al-Sheikh, Information Minister Hamza Baloul, and Mohammed al-Fiky Suliman, member of the country’s ruling transitional body, known as the Sovereign Council, as well as Faisal Mohammed Saleh, a media adviser to Hamdok and Ayman Khalid, governor of the state containing Khartoum.