Sudan attorney general orders formation of committee to oversee corruption probe


April 20, 2019


Sudanese protesters wave signs and flags as they continue to protest outside the army complex in the capital Khartoum on April 17, 2019 (Photo: AFP)


CAIRO (Reuters) – Sudan’s attorney general on Saturday ordered the formation of a committee to oversee investigations into crimes involving public funds, corruption and criminal cases related to recent events, the state news agency SUNA said, citing a statement from the attorney general.

SUNA also said that attorney general Al-Walid Sayed Ahmed had submitted a request to the director of the country’s National Intelligence and Security Services to lift the immunity of a number of officers suspected of killing a teacher who died in custody in February.


Reporting by Hesham Hajali; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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