The security agencies in South Sudan’s capital Juba arrested a group of 26 people from Somalia and Uganda suspected of involvement in robberies using tinted vehicles in Juba on New Year’s Eve, a spokesman for the SPLA army said.
Santo Domic, deputy spokesperson for the SPLA forces in Juba, said that the secure forces in Juba arrested 26 foreigners for involvement in carjacking and robberies of motorcycles during New Year night.
He pointed out that the security forces beefed security by searching cars and houses to seize illicit guns from those carrying them without permission. Domic revealed that the arrested criminals will be taken to court.
Separately, Daniel Justin Boula, Spokesman of South Sudan’s Police Service, said that they arrested a group of people who started to fire bullets on the eve of New Year in Juba.
Citizens in Juba celebrated the New Year quietly without reports of shooting randomly into the air, resulting in appreciation of successful security plans this year.