man died in the hospital in the capital of West Darfur after being beaten by police officers in El Banjadid in Sirba on Thursday.

Police arrested Yahya Suleiman immediately after he attended a meeting between the authorities of Sirba locality and the native administration last Sunday. Suleiman had objected to the decision of the native administration to collect a large amount of money from all villages in the locality, for the financial support of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP).