The agency, widely known as NISS, launched a sweeping crackdown on street protests which erupted in December against now ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.
The organisation that spearheaded the protests against Bashir, the Sudanese Professionals Association, called on the council “to immediately transfer power to a civilian government”.
The head of Sudan’s feared National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Salih Ghosh, has resigned from his post, the country’s new military rulers said on Saturday.
Sudanese security forces Tuesday fired tear gas at thousands of anti-government protesters demonstrating outside the army headquarters in Khartoum for a third night, with gunshots also heard, witnesses said.
Ethiopia’s attorney general accused members of the security service of carrying out a grenade attack on a rally attended by the prime minister, as he announced details of a string of investigations that struck at the heart of the establishment.