18 Nov 2019

 

County Paramount Chief Killed In Tonj State: Official.

"The security situation remains tense inside Tonj Town as criminals youths are suspected to have entered the town with the aim to revenge."

By James Deng Dimo

Tonj 04, July, 2019 [GURTONG] –Manyangok’s prominent Paramount
Chief, Albino Mawien Mawut, along with his three family members, was among the 15 people killed in Tonj State last weekend. Tonj state information minister, Wol Mayom Bol confirmed on Wednesday.

The Information Minister said the incident came less than a month after Paramount Chief of Padek community was also gunned down in eastern part of Tonj State at Akucheng cattle camp on 26th June 2019.

“The attackers came from Wan-Alel and raided a heard of cattle in Akucheng cattle camp on 26 June, the same day they killed
Padek community’s leader,” said the minister.

“The attackers on 26th June have taken over 3,000 cows from Akucheng cattle camp,” he added.

The minister said the state authority has dispatched a security force to pursuit the criminals.

Meanwhile an eye witness who prepares anonymity said the security situation remains tense inside Tonj Town as criminals youths are suspected to have entered the town with the aim to revenge.
 

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