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South South Sudan National Police Service denied the alleged arrest of the Executive Director of Community Empowerment for Progress Organisation (CEPO).

 

South Sudan National Police Service denied the alleged arrest of the Executive Director of Community Empowerment for Progress Organisation (CEPO).
In a press release, SSNPS refuted the allegation saying it was baseless and false.
“There have been several reports in some sections of the media alleging that police have arrested Mr Edmund Yakani, the Executive Director of Community Empowerment for Progress Organisation (CEPO). Those allegations are false and we urge the public to disregard them. our offices are open to the media to crosscheck such information before publishing them” saying ”What happened on 26 August 2022, was that Mr Keri Justin Bosco, a manager of Sustainable Development who was once an employee of CEPO and still demands his benefits of 26,000 USD from the said organisation opened a case No.3724 under sections 246/346 of Panel Code Act at Muana Police Station in which Mr Edmund personally went to public prosecutor Attorney yesterday at Muana police station to clear himself and therefore the case was closed by the public prosecutor and they were told to settle it outside the police since Mr Keri Justin had received 8500 USD as part of the payment,” the SSNPS wrote.
Edmon Yakani is a vocal Youth Activist representing civil society voices in the R-TGoNU and the E-TGoNU.

 

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