CAIRO, April 20 (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities arrested several top members of the former ruling party late on Saturday, a senior party official told Reuters.
Those arrested include the acting head of the National Congress Party Ahmed Haroun, ousted President Omar al-Bashir's former first deputy Ali Osman Taha, his former aide Awad al-Jaz, the secretary general of the Islamic movement Al-Zubair Ahmed Hassan and former parliament chairman Ahmed Ibrahim al-Taher, the source said.
Former presidential aide Nafie Ali Nafie and parliament chairman Ibrahim Ahmed Omar have been placed on house arrest, he added.
(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz and Hesham Hajali; Writing by Nadine Awadalla Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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