South Sudan : Islamic Council, Somali community release 7 inmates from Juba Prison

Hassan Ali Al-Jak, Secretary-General of the Dewan Zaka office at the Islamic Council said the purpose of the visit was to release several inmates.

“This initiative is to release petty criminals from Juba Central Prison. Prison is not a place for criminals, some people entered prison for different circumstances,” he said.

The head of the Somali Community in South Sudan, Juma Musa expressed his gratitude to the prison authorities for their cooperation saying they will be engaging prison authorities.