Radio Dabanga (Hilversum)

Sudan: IDPs Central Darfur Outraged After Police Releases Rapist

Garsila — The military police in Darfur has re-arrested an alleged rapist who was caught by a woman he tried to rape. On Monday several gunmen tried to attack four displaced women from the Garsila camps in Central Darfur. But one of the women was able to grab the gun of one of the attackers and pointed it at their heads.

The military police in Darfur has re-arrested an alleged rapist who was caught by a woman he tried to rape. On Monday several gunmen tried to attack four displaced women from the Garsila camps in Central Darfur. But one of the women was able to grab the gun of one of the attackers and pointed it at their heads.

After shouting she receive assistance and delivered the man to the police. But ion Tuesday the police released. An outraged mob of displaced people from three different camps in the neighborhood of Garsila started to demonstrate.

To calm the protesters the military intervened and re-arrested the alleged rapist gain on Wednesday 26 December. A sheikh of one of the camps told Radio Dabanga that the displaced people have become scared and stay inside the camps not able to collect firewood and water. He said men and women are afraid for further revenge by the people group of the alleged rapist.

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