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Sudan’s prosecutor general ousted

Sudan’s new military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan sacked the country’s prosecutor general on Tuesday, the military council said, after protesters demanded he be fired.

“Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has issued a declaration sacking the Prosecutor General Omer Ahmed Mohamed,” the council said.

The Lieutenant General has appointed Al-Waleed Sayyed Ahmed as the country’s new acting prosecutor general, the council added.

Protests had rocked Sudan for nearly four months, resulting in the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir last week after three decades of iron-fisted rule.

But in less than a week, the initial jubilation has turned into anger against Sudan’s new military rulers as protesters remain camped outside the army complex.

At first, they pressed the Army to back their calls to oust Mr. Bashir.

Since his departure, they have called on the ruling military council to meet the demands of their “revolution”.

On Monday, they hardened their position, demanding the military rulers exit. Several of the demands have been presented by The Alliance for Freedom and Change to the council.

Source: thehindu.com

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