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Two arrested after 'violation of press laws'

The authorities have detained a former army chief of staff, General Ali Meidal Wais, and a magazine editor, Daher Ahmed Farah, accusing them of violating press laws and threatening the morale of the armed forces, according to a statement from the state prosecutor, reported by the BBC. The two were said to have been behind published claims that the radical wing of the Front for Restoration of Unity and Democracy was behind the
downing of an army helicopter in early August.

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