TPLF’s Executive Committee Member Keria Ibrahim Surrenders to Federal Forces
ADDIS ABEBA December 1, 2020– Keria Ibrahim, member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front or TPLF’s executive committee, has surrendered to federal forces today, announced on Tuesday.
Keria previously served as the speaker in the upper House of Ethiopian parliament, House of Federation until, the government said, “her resignation [on June 9, 2020] to join the clique in Mekelle”.
Her surrender comes three days after the Ethiopian National Defence Force army captured the capital of Tigray after four weeks of fighting.
“Other TPLF members should follow Keria’s suit and surrender,” the government in a statement.
Earlier today, Sudanese army reportedly captured a militia leader of the TPLF inside the Sudanese borders with a huge amount of money and gold.
Sudan Arrests TPLF Junta Militia Leader
Addis Ababa, December 1, 2020 (FBC) – The Sudanese army arrested a TPLF Junta militia leader fighting along with the rebels inside the Sudanese borders, accompanied by his family members and a huge amount of money and gold.
Reliable security sources told the Sudan Tribune on Monday that the military intelligence of the 2nd Infantry Division in Gedaref had spotted the militia commander, accompanied by dozens of soldiers and his personal protection team, along with his family in the Allaw border area in Al-Fashaqa locality.
The arrested group is suspected of being involved in attacks on Sudanese lands in the Greater Al-Fashaqa area inside the Sudanese territory.
It further said that the Sudanese forces found in his possession about 5 billion pounds, large quantities of gold, furniture and two luxury cars.
The Ethiopian authorities launched a manhunt on Sunday for leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) who fled Mekelle on Saturday.
According to Sudan Tribune, there were reports that some rebel leaders fled into mountainous areas, while others crossed into the Sudanese and South Sudanese border.
The Sudanese authorities pledged to cooperate with Addis Ababa to prevent the rebels from hiding in Sudan.