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The area LC I chairperson, Ismael Ogak, says that the deceased suspect together with two others attempted to steal goats from the kraal of one of the residents on Saturday night prompting her to raise alarm.
of Tumanun A village in Agoro Sub County in Lamwo district killed a suspected
rustler from South Sudan over the weekend following a botched livestock theft.
area LC I chairperson, Ismael Ogak, says that the deceased suspect together
with two others attempted to steal goats from the kraal of one of the residents
on Saturday night prompting her to raise alarm.
He says that residents
responded to the alarm and pursued the livestock thieves and managed to
apprehend the deceased suspect and lynched him.
//Cue in: “ingeyo gin….
Cue out: ….rac araca”//
Ogak however says that they only learnt about
the incident on Sunday morning when they accessed the scene and found the deceased’s
headless body. He says that they alerted
the authorities and security who conducted investigations and identified the
dead suspect as a South Sudanese national.
the body in the wilderness. Lamwo Resident District Commissioner
James Nabinson Kidega says that inquiries indicate
that the livestock thieves reportedly made an incursion into Agoro from Logire
Ngrumo in Ikotos County of the Eastern Equatorial State of South
Kidega decried the ruthless killing of the
suspected rustler and called on locals to desist from taking the law into their
//Cue in: “mapat ki….
Cue out: ….wa bi yee,”//
The incident comes barely weeks after the
district experienced a similar attack by
suspected armed rustlers from neighbouring South
Sudan in Madi Opei Sub County where they were repulsed by security.