26 June 2012

South Sudan: IGP Returns From Uganda

The Police Inspector General (IGP) Gen.Achuil Tito Madut returned from Uganda, yesterday morning after a one week visit called for by the Uganda IGP, Gen.Kale Kayihura who visited Juba recently.

The visit was a continuation of memorandum of understanding signed between South Sudan National Police Service and Uganda Police Service, which halted blockage of the highway on 9th June, 2012, at south Sudan border in Nimule, by East African traders.

On his arrival at Juba International Airport, Gen Achuil described his visit as succefful.

While in Uganda General Achuil discussed with the Uganda counterpart issues concerning road safety, forgery and other crimes and signed a joined agreement.

He asserted that the people are now happy enjoying a free merchandise movement in the two borders.

The IGP disclosed that in Uganda, Rwanda IGP had come there and the three IGPs discussed common issues to protect the three countries from all sorts of crimes.

He said they would form a tripartite committee to follow up on what they had discussed in Uganda.

Gen.Achuil was welcomed in Juba International Airport by Major Gen. Jameson Stephen Lupai assistant IGP for CID acting Deputy IGP and SSNPS leadership council.

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