Released Sudanese Army Soldiers Return Home

Gen Prime Niyongabo disembarks a UN chopper (Internet photo)

A group of about 130 senior and junior officers from the Sudanese army who had been captured were on Sunday repatriated back home.

The group had been held in captivity for 6 years by Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) – North who have been fighting the Khartoum government for many years.

The group were freed this month after the intervention of president Museveni before being flown to Entebbe airbase.
On Sunday afternoon, website they were led to a waiting Ethiopian airlines plane and flown back to Khartoum.

Museveni intervention
According to a highly placed military source that preferred anonymity, rx President Museveni was instrumental in seeing that the SPLM – North release the Khartoum soldiers.

“Museveni has been able to persuade the rebels to release the prisoners, viagra dosage ” said the source.

The development comes high on the heels of renewed ties between Kampala and Khartoum.

The two leaders have exchanged visits in recent years, signaling an end to decades of hostility.

Museveni indirectly supported rebel movements to fight Bashir – who was a known sponsor of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army.

Both leaders deny the counter accusations.

The SPLM-North has been a huge thorn in Khartoum’s flesh by launching repeated assaults on Sudan armed forces.

Officials told us that it appears to them Museveni has been entrusted to restore peace along the borders of Sudan and South Sudan.

“This is very good for the region,” said a source, adding, “So many organisations has tried to secure the release of those people but failed.”


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