South Sudan military court tries army general for treason

South Sudan President Salva Kiir attends the commemoration of SPLA Day at the SPLA headquarters in Juba on May 18, 2017. PHOTO | STR | ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Major General Stephen Buoy Rolnyang has been charged with treason, offenses related to insecurity as well as disobeying military orders.
  • He is being tried by a seven-member military court panel constituted by army chief General Jok Riak.

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