21 Aug 2018

 

SPLA Colonel Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Eastern Bahr-Naam County

The Commissioner of Eastern Bahr Naam County of Western Lakes State, Mabor Makuac Ater has said that an SPLA Colonel, Makuer Makuei-gak was killed last Friday by unknown gunmen suspected to have crossed from Eastern Lakes.

By Mabor Riak Magok

RUMBEK, 07 June 2018 [Gurtong]-
Makuac condemned the incident saying it was the third deadly incident being perpetrated by the suspected armed Youth from Eastern Lakes State.

He called upon his Counterpart Commissioner of Aluakluak to implement the disarmament program and apprehend the culprits.

The Minister of Information and Communication, Shadrack Bol Machok in a separate statement to the media called on the Eastern Lakes State government to comply with the State of emergency orders and bring the culprits to book.

He said, this state of emergency declared by the President of the republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir was meant for implementation in greater Lakes State.

Western Lakes State has been experiencing relative calm and stability since the declaration of the State of emergency and disarmament program begun in January this Year.

About 2,600 firearms have been collected and many others are yet to surrender their firearms.


 


 

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