Public Prosecution receives Over 99 Military Personnel Turned Over by Sudanese Armed Forces
The investigation into the 29th Ramadan events has witnessed over 99 military personnel turned over by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) to the public prosecution, including seven accused of firing on protesters demanding retribution for the martyrs of the military headquarters massacre on its second anniversary.
The Sudanese Attorney General, Taj as-Sir al-Hibr has received the investigation results carried out into the incident of the killing two young men and the wounding 35 others at the military headquarter vicinity.
The results, submitted to al-Hibr by the head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council (TSC) and Chief of the Armed Forces, Lt. Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Burhan, saw Over 99 military personnel turned over for public prosecution.
Othman Badr al-Din and Mudathir Mukhtar, the two killed, were shot dead at a gathering called for by the December Revolution Martyrs’ Families Organization, on the 29th of Ramadan.
The gathering was held to commemorate the second anniversary of the military headquarter sit-in dispersal.
According to the Public Prosecution, the Army’s investigations proved that seven of its members were involved in the shooting at Nile Street on the evening of the 29th of Ramadan.
The Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Khalid Omer Yousif, indicated in press statements that the immunity of the seven accused, and the 92 others suspected, had been lifted.
The Public Prosecution is scheduled to conduct its investigations with military personnel, under articles 130 and 186 of the Criminal Code relating to premeditated murder and crimes against humanity respectively.