12 Dec 2018


Rumbek Commissioner Orders Curfew Ahead Of Festive Season

The Commissioner of Rumbek County, Manyiel Riak Manyiel on Wednesday ordered a curfew beginning from 7pm to 7am ahead of the holiday season.

Rumbek Commissioner Orders Curfew Ahead Of Festive Season
Rumbek County Commissioner, Manyiel Riak Manyiel [Gurtong file photo]

By Mabor Riak Magok

RUMBEK, 24 November 2017 [Gurtong]-Commissioner, Manyiel  Riak said the reason for ordering and enforcing the curfew is to put law and order in place for a peaceful festive season in December in Rumbek County.

The curfew follows the random shootings, targeting killings and night robbery in Western Lakes.

“I highly welcome those coming from neighbouring States for the peaceful celebration of Christmas day and New Year with a guarantee of a hundred percent security and stability in the State capital,” said Manyiel.

He said he Governor of Western Lakes State, Major General Matur Chut Dhuol is currently on leave for treatment.


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