Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is under house arrest as reported by local news network Al Hadath Tv. According to the network, Hamdok was put under house arrest on Monday morning by an unidentified military force after they invaded his home.
Sudan is led by a military-civilian shared power, a transitional government that took over after the fall of president Bashir. As of now, demonstrators have blocked the roads of the country’s capital protesting the arrests.
The PM’s house arrest comes shortly after his media advisor, a civilian member of the ruling sovereign council and four cabinet ministers were arrested by the unidentified military personnel. In late September, there was a failed coup attempt that had been carried out by both military officers and civilians who are said to be linked to the regime of imprisoned president Omar Bashir.
No comment has been provided by the government or the military on the developing story.
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