Oct 5, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — The SPLA-IO spokesperson, Brigadier General William Gatjiath Deng, has accused the South sudan People’s Defence Forces of planning to launch offensives against the opposition troops.
“The South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF), escalated again another attack on the SPLA (IO) forces at the same training centre at Moroto, this morning at around 7:00AM, East African Time,” said Brigadier General William Gatjiath Deng.
According to him, the SPLA-IO were fored to respond in excessive force in self defence which resulted to deaths of dozens of the attackers.
“The SPLA (IO) forces led by Cdr.Brig.Gen Peter Wal Chuol, responded with an excessive force and the attackers undoubtedly repulsed, pursued and desperately scattered in disarray with a big lost both human and military equipment left exposed at the war field.” Gatjiath claimed
Brigadier General William Gatjiath Deng went on to accuse the SSPDF regme of not being ready to end the suffering of South Sudan people.
“The leadership of the SPLA (IO) has learned that the regime is currently plotting a serious move to jeopardise the already fragile peace agreement championing in Juba with little hope to end the deadlocks or meet expectations and it’s true that the regime is not ready to end the long suffering of the people of South Sudan since they still ordering multiple attacks on the SPLA (IO) military garrisons.” he said.
Brigadier General added that a verification team had been sent to Moroto where they found dead bodies.
“CTSAMM, or Verifications team, were sent from Juba two (2) days ago to “Moroto” in order to check out what had happened at the training centre and of course, the team got concrete evidences from the field commanders as they found dead bodies and even those who were caught lives at the war field and they went back to Juba knowing that the regime has been the ones carried sporadic attack on the SPLA (IO) base and the team had promised that there would be no more attack against your bases.” he added.
He said that the movement will not allow such kinds of inconveniences that are created purposely by the regime to end the movement, therefore, it must act boldly once it is attacked.
There has been several clashes between the SSPDF and SPLA-IO forces in Kajo-Keji County, Central Equatoria in the recent past.
The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement / Army has called on the CTSAMVM carry out an investigation into these clashes in Kajo-Keji