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SPLA General Stephen Buay Polnyang (ST Photo)
June 1, 2018 (JUBA)- South Sudan’s army announced Friday it has successfully captured and moved to Juba the former commander of its fifth infantry division in Wau.

Gen Stephen Buay Rolnyang, was the commander of the 5th infantry in Wau before he was replaced and redpolyed to Juba. The decision sparked tensions that prompted his return to his own area in northern Liech.

He was later captured by a unit of special forces commanded by Gen Mathew Puljang Top in Mayom and flown to Juba on Friday after he failed to hand in himself and travel to Juba where he was redeployed.

South Sudanese Army spokesperson Lul Ruai Koang told reporters on Friday that the local command decided to engage Gen Stephen Buay after he failed to listen to the command.

“Gen Stephen Buay has been brought. He decided to rebel against the government after being redeployed to the army headquarters in Juba,” said Koang.

The military spokesperson further said some 47 soldiers loyal to Gen Buay were killed during the fighting in Mayom on Thursday.

The dissenting military faces charges of rebellion against the state.

Lul said the general will face investigation by the military intelligence over his rebellion against the government.

(ST)

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  • 2 June 2018 04:06, by Mayendit

    General Stephen Rolnyang Buay is guilty by all account, because 1. he refused to obey order by the Bilpam headquarter which send him to command Division 5th infantry in Wau State. 2 he had puts the lives of innocents SPLA soldiers in to danger. 3 he is guilty for being a leader and turned against her own government. 4 misconducting the SPLA Military Affairs and rule of law in the Republic of S.S.

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    • 2 June 2018 04:12, by South South

      We have to speak louder about this rebellion when you lost government job or transferred to other location.This behavior MUST stop. There is no country in the world like South Sudan. You see people loyal to the government when they have jobs, but the moment they lost jobs, rebellion is on the corner.

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      • 2 June 2018 07:18, by Malakal county Simon

        The innocent Nuers civilian bloods, will call those traitors joins them one-by-one.... This is just a begin.... Puljaang himself, will be the next....

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      • 2 June 2018 11:27, by jubaone

        South South
        Go tell this to your fugitive uncle Malong you jienge scoundrel.

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  • 2 June 2018 08:26, by Kush Natives

    I hope everyone here is completely satisfied now for what was going on that area, as I aware you yesterday on my comment. Mr. Stephen is here with us now in Bilphaam, he will definitely explain to the country as a whole on how lost his mind. We’re dealing with many arrogant in the country folks, no more babysitting any longer! Buay will answer hot questionnaire soon.

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    • 2 June 2018 09:13, by choldit

      General Buay is as foolish as general Puljang is. They choose to service the tribal army command by tribal chief Kiir Mayardit and JCE. They don’t know the Dinka army known as spla ig has plan of how to eliminate any spla ig from nuer origin if its worth is over. So we are toward the end of war no need for Buay Rolnyang and Puljang but blame one of them for the downfall of the other first.

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      • 2 June 2018 11:12, by Kush Natives

        choldit,
        Back off, you’re completely disgrace to comment here, Mr. Matthew Puljang is born as he’s. If you have a question for him, then go to mayom now and find out or ask him. There’s no longer an issue of nuer and dinka here. The country’s constitution of the land is speaking loud now. Be responsible for your wrongdoing and blame one else period.

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        • 2 June 2018 14:26, by Games

          Kush Shit
          Malong Awan defected with Tanks, and when you guys captured him, you have just brought back to Juba with his all units and tanks without Torturing or jail him. So now when it comes to Nuer which based on tribe and haters. You have Torturing him and lock him up.

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          • 3 June 2018 11:43, by Kenyang ll

            Games,
            You’re wrong, you can’t prove Gen.Malong rebel let alone he left with a tank. Malong had simple disagreements with colleagues and the result he was accused and removed from his post for planning military coup. That’s coup, like Riek’s can’t be proven. Here is the different between Malong & other wrecklessheads:

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            • 3 June 2018 12:21, by Kenyang ll

              Malong left Juba with anger, obviously with few guides and associates going home after his removal. He didn’t throw a stone or insulted any citizen but instead accepted our greater Yirol intervention who asked him to return to Juba. He did, only to be confined. Till today someone else’s going around killing Aweil citizens or friends associated with Malong. Huge different.

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        • 2 June 2018 15:50, by choldit

          Kush, u know what u talking about is okay but Paljang is the guy govt sspdf was after yesterday but pay of by capturing another fool known as Buay Rolnyang today or Buay Maliak Tomorrow. Isn’t it. Buay killed lot of spla io in upper Nile becoz they thought Buay could recognise his people whenever he makes tactical moves to shit them. The Bulnuer are so stupid to kill themselves like that!!!

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  • 2 June 2018 11:13, by Naath

    Dogs and slaves of Kiir Mayardit in Mayom fought against one another who could be good and great dog that Salva Kiir would trust.

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  • 2 June 2018 16:46, by Uncle J

    Dr. Riek Machar boys now deporting themselves to Juba, I hope this time no Kenyans involved. Where’s is loyalty if Nuer Vs Nuer put themselves in a serious situation like that?

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    • 3 June 2018 02:03, by choldit

      Uncle F, who is deporting who from Nairobi to Juba in Dr Machar’s camp? Anyone making such deportation is a rogue regime in Juba agent and spla io Security apparatus have right to question him/her.

      What going with Atem Garang resignation idea? It supposed to be the big nxt news but he is right to move away from that system.

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  • 3 June 2018 17:12, by Puot Nyangore

    Let Cdr.Buay face it cause because he size with Salva Kiir that kills his family in Juba

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