Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar Al Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power.
Sudan's ex-president Omar Al Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April.
Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate the already stalled transition process as protest organisers continue their night-time demonstrations demanding civilian rule.
Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former president Omar Al Bashir more than two months ago.
Sudanese riot police fired tear gas at scores of students who rallied against the ruling generals near the presidential palace in downtown Khartoum on Thursday, witnesses said.
Heavily armed security forces in pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns were deployed in large numbers all around the capital, while gunshots were heard from the protest site by an AFP journalist.
Medics said on Monday more than 35 people were killed in what is the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar Al Bashir in April.
Sudan's army ruler said on Wednesday he was open to negotiations even as gunfire crackled across the capital after a crackdown that doctors close to protesters said left at least 60 people dead.
"The UAE emphasised the importance of resuming talks among various Sudanese forces to realise the aspirations of the brotherly people of Sudan," said the statement.
A leading Sudanese activist Nazim Sirraj told the media on Monday that three bodies were found next to a school in Omdurman, the twin city of the capital, Khartoum, after the rallies the day before. He says the three were shot dead.