There was drama at Arua central police station on Friday when a group of more than fifty Sudanese students in the various schools in the district stormed the police station demanding for the release of their colleagues detained by the police.
A group of more than fifty South Sudanese students stormed Arua Central police station on Friday, demanding for the release of their colleagues from police custody.
The South Sudanese mainly from the Dinka tribe besieged the police station after eight of their colleagues were arrested on Thursday evening, following a clash over a football match that was held at Arua primary ground.
The students camped at the police station from morning up to mid day, but were dispersed by some officers deployed to guard the station. They however regrouped and confronted the DPC Dan Byaruhanga.
The DPC convened, a brief meeting with the angry Students and warned them against stirring chaos. The DPC explianed that the the detained students acted illegally and would not be granted police bond for fear of stirring fresh violence.
He says police has already prepared charge sheets for the eight who are in custody saying they are waiting for Resident State Attorney to confirm the charges before the suspects can be produced in court next week.
sudanese besiege arua police station