According to reports, the two were dragged out of a church seminar last Saturday. Following three hours of interrogation by the Military Intelligence of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) their passports were confiscated.
"Ministry opportunities have been missed due to this," the spokesman told ANS. "Tribal animosities have exacerbated the situation.
"At present Peter and the Bishop are under house arrest and being detained against their wills. The SPLA would not let them leave on two flights that were organized," said the spokesman. "Please help these Christian leaders by praying for their release."