Panic in South Sudan as SPLA Generals at Bilpam Order Arrest of Senior Military Officer on Account of ‘Lost Battle Tanks’
Jan 27, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan is in a panic mode tonight as high military officials composing of the Chief of General Staff and his deputies order the arrest of Pariang Commanding officer, Col. Achuil Mathiang Kiirnaar.
Achuil’s arrest follows a fierce fighting in Unity State last week between the South Sudan army, SPLA, and the rebels of the SPLM/iO supported by the Sudanese army. The fighting which took place at the western part of Ruweng County at Toma South, Aliiny Payam, lasted for three days.
The fighting was allegedly instigated by the rebels after they reportedly attacked and set ablaze oil facilities.