Kirr dismissed Police Chief, Gen. Pieng; promoted several police officers

Juba – President Salva Kirr Mayardit has dismissed the Police Cheif of Inspector Gen. Pieng Deng Kuol and his deputy in a decree read on SSTV this evening

In a separate decree, Kirr appointed Gen. Makur Arol as the new Inspector General of Police and Gen. Biel Ruot as the deputy.

Kirr also promoted several other police officers in Police force also known as South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS)

It’s not clear why Kirr decided to dismissed Gen. Pieng ahead of the formation of the TGoNU where the Interior Ministry is taken by the SPLM/SPLA-IO

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