A South Sudan peace delegate Peter Mayen Majongdit was forcefully evicted from Dembesh Hotel in the capital Juba after taking a married woman to his room.
The incident which happened on Monday the 15th of April caused a security incident, according to National Courier.
A number of security personnel came to the hotel to extract the woman causing panic and anxiety in the hotel according to management.
Calm was restored with the help of National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC) leadership. He is a member of the pre-transitional committee.
In a letter to NPTC, Dembesh hotel management said it was evicting Peter Mayen because he compromised their service delivery ethics.
Peter Mayen is the chairman of the People’s Liberal Party. He is represents the umbrella group “other political parties” in the peace agreement and is a member of the NPTC.
The letter dated April 16 reads: “The management has decided that Honorable Peter Mayen’s presence in our hotel room is compromising our service delivery ethics.”
Mayen – who represents Other Political Parties in the NPTC – earlier confirmed the incident to Eye Radio.
He said he was briefly detained that day on orders by the Inspector-General of the South Sudan Police Services.
“I was actually detained with an arrest order by a Lt. General and two Lt. Generals from police who came to my hotel and said that I was under detention,” he told Eye Radio
However, he argues that he was just visited by his cousin accompanied by her friends.
“One of them is a cousin of mine that came with her friends and visited my place. “They [police] asked why I should allow a female into my apartment,” he added.