Investigation Into The Killing Of Police Officer Launched In Wau

The Mayor of Wau town municipal council, Mel Aleu Goc has said that the State authorities are now conducting an investigation into the killing of a police officer who was shot dead on Saturday morning in Wau town.

By James Deng Dimo

WAU, 28 February 2017 [Gurtong]-According to the Mayor, two policemen were on a mission with a warrant of arrest issued by the legal authority to arrest a suspect who was in the same house with the killer.

When the two police officers arrived at the house, one of the people who were at home with the suspect immediately opened fire at the police killing one on spot and wounding the other.

Investigations are now underway as the killer has gone into hiding.

“This incident took place on Saturday there was a suspected person that was to be arrested, the two police took a warrant of arrest to go and arrest somebody in Kosti residential area, when they found the person, another one came out and fired on the police, one died on spot, the other was wounded,” said the Mayor.

The Mayor said during the time, the killer rushed on to a motor bike and run away.

“Investigation is now taking place.  I want to take this opportunity to tell our people in Wau town that as soon as they see a wrong element with a gun, they should automatically
call the police so to rescue the situation before an incident takes place,” he said.
 

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