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16 arrested SPLMIO media team still in detention and in squalid condition despite Gore’s arrival

JUBA – The 16 recently arrested media team of the splm in opposition have not been released as the National security services announced and still in squalid and unhumanly condition 24 hours after their arrest. The men named as:

1-Lam John Kwai
2- Sirir Gabriel Yai
3- William Peter Oyath
4- Choul Lual Wij Nyoun
5- Koun Choul Gatluak
6- Ramkiel Choul Thok
7- John Gwij Dak
8- Oja Emmanuel Lupai
9- Moses Ajang Akuin
10- Kuku Viola
11- Manyoun Gwek Biliu
12- Passqua
13- Louny Bil Lout
14- Angyth Myka Madit
15- Lewis Peter Jumma

And their 16th member who have not yet been identified were taken into a minivan by security personnels on Tuesday the 12th of April after alerting the public about the arrival of the deputy chairman, Lt Gen Alfred Ladu Gore.

Effort have been made by the advance team of the SPLMIO to release the man but National Security services refused to release the men saying the order had to come ‘from above and not through the advance team’

The men are reportedly being brutally beaten and their faces were beyond recognition.

SPLMIO call the arrest of the media men as one of the planned abrogation plans by the regime to trash the peace agreement.



Bith Jonathan: Bith Jonathan is an award-winning journalist and columnist. He holds a bachelor's degree in mass media and journalism from the prestigious kenyan school of mass media.