19 Mar 2019


Minister and Police Commissioner Summoned In Wau

Wau State lawmakers last Friday summoned the Minister of Local Government, Law Enforcement and Parliamentary Affairs and the State Police Commissioner over the rising insecurity within Wau town.

By James Deng Dimo

WAU, 06 March 2018 [Gurtong] - Arkangelo Anyar Anyar, the State Minister of  Local Government, Law Enforcement and Parliamentary Affairs plus State Commissioner for police Major General Chol Thuc appeared before parliament to answer the rising insecurity that started last month with the report of the killing of 5 people including a national security officer.

Speaking to Gurtong, Wau State Legislative Assembly Chairperson for Information Committee, Hon. Agiu Athuai Agiu said the summons of the two officials will be followed by the State Director for the National Security and the town Mayor if no clear answers are geiven by the Minister and the Police Commissioner.

“There was the shooting of 2nd Lt. of National Security, Hai Bafara last month and also the killing of one person in Eastern Bank which is known as Bhar-shirki. The other one took place outside of Wau and it is in the area of Wau State,” Agiu stated.

Agiu said the town however is experiencing relative calm.


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