11 Dec 2018


Executive Chief Killed In Gok State

An Executive Chief in Gok State, Malel Machiek was on Thursday killed by unknown gunmen in Mayath County.

By Mabor Riak Magok

CUEIBET, 24 November 2017 [Gurtong]-The criminal investigation department in the State has urged the relatives of the late not to take matters into their own hands as they are conducting investigations into the matter.

“We are questioning the community elders and chiefs to trace out the whereabouts of the perpetrators “said a member of the CID in Gok State.

This year alone Gok State has lost more than four Chiefs as a result of inter-communal conflicts and violence which has claimed more than 59 people.

This has forced the State authority to carry out a crackdown and made arrests of four members of Parliament allegedly accused of playing a role in the Intra-communal violence in Gok State.

The MPs were later fired by the State Governor, Madhang Majok.


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