The reports came after the High Court ruled that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir be arrested while in South Africa and be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC). He was attending the African Union (AU) Summit in Johannesburg.
According to the reports, heavily armed Sudanese soldiers had surrounded military bases in Kutum, Mellit and Malha and that the South African troops were placed in a state of combat readiness.
“There is no truth in these allegations. There is equally no substance to support these allegations.