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For lack of evidence, Sudan ordered the release from custody of five senior officials of the overthrown government of Jaafar Numeiri, Egypt’s Middle East News Agency reported. Most Cabinet ministers and other high-ranking officials were arrested when the armed forces, led by then-Defense Minister Abdul-Rahman Suwar Dahab, ousted Numeiri on April 6. Officials have said they will put Numeiri on trial, although they have not asked for his extradition from Egypt.


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