Sudan police, intel chiefs sacked after protest carnage
November 28 - 2021 KHARTOUM
Lt Gen Khalid Mahdi Ibrahim has been sacked from his post as Director General of the Sudan Police Forces (Photo: SUNA)
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok has issued a directive relieving the Director General of Sudan’s police, as well as his deputy, from their positions with immediate effect. The Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan has similarly relieved the Director of Military Intelligence, and the Director of General Intelligence from their positions.
On Saturday, PM Hamdok relieved the Director General of the Police Forces, Gen Khalid Mahdi Ibrahim, and the Deputy Director General of the Police Forces, Lt Gen El Sadig Ali Ibrahim, from their posts, the official Sudan News Agency confirms. The PM’s directive also appoints Lt Gen Annan Hamid Omar as Director General of the Police Forces, and Maj Gen. Mudasir Abdelrahman Nasreldin as Deputy Director General and Inspector General of the Police Forces in their stead.
The decision directed the Ministries of Cabinet Affairs, Interior, Finance and Economic Planning and Labour and Administrative Reform and other concerned bodies to take the necessary procedures for its implementation.
The Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan has dismissed the Director of Military Intelligence, Yasir Mohamed Osman, and the Director of General Intelligence, Jamal Abdelmajeed, from their positions.
Hamdok issued a directive to immediately suspend dismissal and appointments to the civil service in all government units at the national and state levels until further notice. He also directed that appointments and dismissals made during the past period be subject to study, evaluation, and review. He said that he will take time to implement the appointment review order, and called on parties “not to politicise the public service”.
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