24 Mar 2019

 

Court In Gok State Sentences Two Men To Death Over Murder Of Priest

The Minister of Information in Gok State, John Madol has said a high court in the State has passed a death sentence on two suspects that were arrested earlier in connection to the murder of a Kenyan national priest in the State.

By James Deng Dimo

Wau, 19 December 2018 [Gurtong] – Earlier last month, a Roman Catholic priest identified as Victor Luka Odhiambo was gunned down at Mazzolari church compound.

Speaking to Gurtong from Gok State capital Cueibet, Madol said the two sentenced to death are Chol Lual and Peter Machiek while four others who are believed to also be accomplices were convicted each 10 years in jail.

He said the verdict was passed by the presiding Judge Nyuon Akot.




 

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