According to Kidega, the Eastern Equatorial State Governor Loius Lobong Lojore says intelligence information indicates that the suspect could have sneaked into Uganda where he is believed to be hiding in Palabek refugee settlement in Lamwo district.
Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) soldier who is accused of killing
a senior army officer in the Eastern Equatorial State Capital of Torit has reportedly
sneaked into Uganda.
Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega disclosed this after
receiving reports from his counterpart in Torit County and the Eastern
Equatorial State Governor, Loius Lobong Lojore who are in pursuit of the armed
alleged that Mario Savid shot dead 2nd Lt. Peter Solomon Odee, the former head
of the Protective Unit of South Sudan National Security Services in Torit on
Thursday last week and vanished into hiding.
Kidega, the Eastern Equatorial State Governor Loius Lobong Lojore says
intelligence information indicates that the suspect could have sneaked into
Uganda where he is believed to be hiding in Palabek refugee settlement in Lamwo
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John Ceaser Ikwang, the Ikotos County Commissioner has appealed to the Ugandan
authorities to pursue the assailant and repatriate him to face justice in South Sudan.
Kidega says records from the immigration
department show that the suspect hasn’t used any of the four official border
crossing points in Lamwo district, saying he could have taken advantage of the porous
border to enter Uganda.
called on the civilian population living within the border sub-counties and border
officials in Palabek Kal, Awenolwiyo and Ngomoromo in Lokung Sub County and Apirit
in Madi Opei Sub County to be on the lookout for the assailant who is said to
be armed and could be a security threat and a danger to the populace.
despite being given shoot to kill orders by the South Sudan authorities, Kidega
says they will apprehend him for violating Uganda’s territorial integrity with firearms.