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Sudan security service slaps travel ban on top civilian politicians -sources


KHARTOUM, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Sudan’s security service has slapped a travel ban on members of a activity pressure overseeing the nation’s transition to democracy, authorities sources stated, as tensions between civilian and navy leaders threaten to boil over weeks after a failed coup.

The political disaster erupted on Sept 21, when Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok stated rogue troops nonetheless loyal to Omar al-Bashir had sought to derail by pressure the revolution that eliminated the ousted president from energy in 2019. learn extra

Two senior civilian authorities sources stated on Wednesday that the General Intelligence Service’s (GIS) travel ban affected 11 civilian officers in all, most of them members of the Committee tasked with dismantling Bashir’s monetary and political legacy.

There was no speedy remark from the GIS or navy representatives.

The sources stated the listing included Mohamed al-Faki, who at a news convention final month accused the navy of utilizing the coup as an excuse to attempt to seize energy.

Al-Faki can also be a part of the ruling Sovereign Council, on which each civilian and navy officers sit and which has run Sudan below a fragile power-sharing deal for the reason that overthrow of Bashir.

Since the coup try, navy leaders have withdrawn safety for the duty pressure committee and demanded adjustments to the civilian coalition with which they share energy.

The sources stated the travel ban was unlawful because it originated from the GIS moderately than the general public prosecutor’s workplace, and that the cupboard – which sits beneath the Sovereign Council – was urgent for an investigation.

The listing got here to mild after one other particular person on it, businessman Salah Manaa, was stopped however finally managed to board a flight to Cairo, the sources stated.

Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz, writing by Nafisa Eltahir; modifying by John Stonestreet

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