JUBA – Sirir Gabriel Yiei Rut, and the rest of the Advance Team Media Team who were arrested last Tuesday have been releases. Sirir Gabriel Rut confirmed on his Facebook page about 1 hour ago.
“Brothers and sisters of my beloved country South Sudan, I am happy to see your worried messages just after I was released. All I can say to you now is… I am free, safe, healthy and sound. the government who arrested me and my comrades on Tuesday did the best treatment during my stayed in the cell. we must embrace this peace although some elements are against this peace we will push more efforts so that our children, wives, old ages and disables get a comfortable life.”
President spokesman, Mr Ateny Wek Ateny accused the Media Team by saying that the group didn’t follow the usual protocols.
“Yes the so called media team of splmio were arrested by the national security services. simply because they didn’t follow the rules of carrying out public activities. they should have asked for permission from the national security services before going on the streets and shout about the arrival of the SPLMIO deputy chairman, Mr Alfred Ladu” – Ateny Wek.
Their arrest causes uproar among much South Sudanese community around the globe. They demand their release or the peace must be scraped.
The Upper Nile Times