Khartoum 18/04/2018 – The main focus of the Khartoum Press on Wednesday was on the Council of Ministers` call for an immediate session to evaluate the National Dialogue, with the majority of headlines on the corruption cases, along with the Parliament refusing the Minister of Oils` statement on the fuel crisis.
Altayar – The recommendations made for the amendment of the Armed Forces regulations has an impact on the emergency session held by the Council of Ministers on the cases of rebels and armed groups found in civilian and military courts. With the Minister of Defense Ali Salem that theses case be put through a military court, according to the laws of the Armed Forces, considering their prosecution as civilians is a privilege they do not deserve, and warned that attempting to try them as civilians will strengthens the insurgency.
AlSudani – The Council of Ministers has amended article (35) of the Procedure Code Aljmnaiah, which restricts the lifting of immunity for 30 days despite the existence of a recommendation of a 60 days restriction. According to the report on the amendment of laws, the Minister of Justice Idris Jamil stated “No death sentence will be placed on the expression of political views”, based on the recommendations of the National Dialogue.
Alyoum Altali – Page News reported that the prosecutor began an investigation with 9 accused of corruption, the judicial sources revealed that the 9 defendants include the General Manager of Faisal Islamic Bank, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for one of the insurance companies, several businessmen, and a number of employees in the banking sector.
Aljareeda – News on a fire outbreak which burnt 13 buses belonging to the Khartoum State Transportation Company. According to the paper, a commission has been set up to investigate the cause of the fire.
Alsayha – Details on the biggest corruption case, which hit the Sudanese Cotton Company leading to the loss of millions of Dollars.