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Unity state demands killers be handed over within 3 days

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By Bonifacio Taban Kuich

July 23, 2013 (BENTIU) - The caretaker governor of Unity state, Joseph Nguen Monytuel, has asked the commissioners of Parieng, Guit, Rubkotna and Mayom counties to arrest those responsible for a string of recent murders within three days.

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Two people were killed in Agarek payam [district] of Parieng county, while four people were murdered in Manga payam of Guit county in attacks over the weekend.

Unity state’s deputy governor, Michael Chiengjiek Geay, who has just returned from Manga to assess the attacks, described the murders as “inhuman”.

He told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday that innocent children and women had been burned to death in a house in Manga and warned that there was a danger that such acts could lead to inter-tribal fighting.

The alleged culprits must be brought to court to answer the charges, he said.

The deputy governor said that residents of Guit county were not involved in the attack, adding that the government had requested that the commissioners of Rubkotna, Mayom and Parieng arrest the people responsible.

Nearly 2,000 people have fled the area of Agarek to Parieng county amid fears of reprisal attacks from Guit county, after a group allegedly from Parieng county set fire to a number of tukuls - thatched huts made from local materials - killing both people and cattle.

Calling for calm, Unity state’s caretaker governor vowed to investigate the incident, urging Agarek residents to return to their homes, where he said they will be protected by county authorities.

Mayom county commissioner John Bol Mayak said on Tuesday that he had arrested the ringleader of the group who is alleged to have raided 434 cows from neighbouring Koch county. Madany Reay Kuol is accused of being in command of the 10 raiders who attacked Mar payam of Koch county on 19 July, leaving three people seriously injured.

According to Mayak, local authorities in the area said they had recovered 90 of the 434 stolen cattle but are still searching for nine other suspects. Mayak admitted that the exact number of cattle raided needed to be confirmed before compensation and return of the stolen cattle could be arranged.

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  • 24 July 2013 04:47, by Mayok

    This is a very sad news to the people of unity State, the people who did this, most be arrested and punish for their crim and face justic. Thank to you governor for quick action, and do not let those thives get way without punishment.

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    • 24 July 2013 04:52, by TaTa

      Everyone is thives started from up and down.....what are u saying this thives must be arrest?

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      • 24 July 2013 08:50, by Mayok

        So if everyone is thieve including u? I didn’t know that.
        Good luck with your carrere

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    • 24 July 2013 08:48, by Mayom County Boy

      why handing over ? what happen .it seem as quite there is no problem that may need killers to be hand to goverment ,what do they did to goverment ? it is just clan issue ,i mean county with county that may not need goverment to intervene by force.

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  • 24 July 2013 05:33, by Marco Bul

    Is it the first if it kind in Unity State or is it a revenge attack?
    Let it b the last n ensure z no-one steal again in the name of revenge.

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    • 24 July 2013 06:24, by julia

      Taban Banifacio Kuch.
      Isn,t a proffessional jounalist, he is ever bais in news outlet, in unity state.

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      • 24 July 2013 07:04, by Deng II

        I don’t know why Taban created Guit County within Panrieng County? Bring Nuer people to created Nuer County in side Dinka County is a bizarre thing I never see on this World. Instead, Dinka Panaruu created their counties within their territorials. Panaruu has to be careful with their cowardly. Why small Jikeny have county than DinKa panaruu?

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        • 24 July 2013 07:14, by Deng II

          Why small Jikeny Nuer have two counties than Dinka Panaruu? In this World, South Sudan Country cannot go to Ethiopian and created South Sudan country within Ethiopian lands by themselves. No way Panaruu can go to Mayom County to created their county within Mayom County. Its impossible. Only people can migrates to stay in other county.

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          • 24 July 2013 07:23, by Deng II

            Unity State cannot take people from Unity State and go to created Unity State in Lake State with different administration even though we are one Country. Its impossible. And this is what had been done by Taban Deng to Dinka Panaruu.

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            • 24 July 2013 07:31, by Deng II

              I wish Dinka Panaruu will not allow Manga to be called Guit County any more. If Nuer want to go to Panrieng County, let them stay as under Panrieng County administration, not going to created Nuer County within the Country. This is made Dinka panaruu look dumb and stupid. What is wrong with Panaruu people?

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  • 24 July 2013 08:28, by JONGLEI VISION

    Dear DengII,
    Plse let us realize the thing in the reality instead of tribalism you have been used. Who told you Maga is belong to Dinka Parieng
    You want to cause the problem between Parieng and Guit Counties.

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    • 24 July 2013 16:47, by Deng II

      Jonglei
      Do you know where Manga is Moron. Ten mile to Panrieng city and 100 mile to Rubkona County is Guit County Loon? Taban son of Nuer whore created it within Panrieng County, and I don’t know why former commissioner of Panrieng County allow Nuer to created Guit County of Manga in Panrieng County.

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  • 24 July 2013 10:48, by Gai Stephen

    A credit to Dr. Munytuil if he manage to bring those criminals in to book. Despite the hatred and proud appear from my fellow mayom intellectuals i mean some of them,following the appointment of Dr. Nguen still we shall stand with you if you will do it that way.we do n,t hate you but person who take advantage as you are from the same county with.Please try hard & proof that u are good man as did

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  • 24 July 2013 14:50, by Joseph Canada

    FINALY THE CHAIN OF COMMAN HAVE STARTED SOMEWHERE TO HUNT DOWN THE CRIMINALS! THIS IS WHAT I WAS WAITING TO HEAR FROM THE HEADS OF THE STATES TO PRESSURE THE COMMISSIONERS AND THE COMMISSIONERS TO PRESS CHEIFS WHILE THE POLICE ARE FOLLOWING THIS ORDER TO BRING THOSE INDIVIDUALS TO JUSTICE NOT THEIR AREA OR FAMILY MEMBERS!! BRAVO C.T.G!!!!

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    • 24 July 2013 14:54, by Joseph Canada

      NOW YOU WILL SEE HOW EASY THIS IS IS TO MAKE THE GOVT. WORKING. EVERYONE IN THAT CHAIN WILL DO THEIR DUTIES VERY WELL. WE LET THE POLICE GO FOR CRIMINALS ONLY AND IF THEY CAN’T GET THEM, WE SEND THE SPECIAL FORCES, WHICH WILL MAKE THIS CRIMINAL A WANTED PERSON AND THE CASH REWARDS TO HAND HIM OVER WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO CAN BRING HIM ALIFE TOO.

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  • 24 July 2013 21:49, by Kim Deng

    "I don’t know why former commissioner of Panrieng County allow Nuer to created Guit County of Manga in Panrieng County."
    Because they are coward Jaang/Slaves who cannot face W.Jikany Nuer Warriors.

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    • 25 July 2013 01:36, by Deng II

      U don’t read that panrieng county people burned Jikany warriors a life? illegsl occupation home had been burn down. Are u really a man meet me in Manga.

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      • 25 July 2013 01:46, by Deng II

        Kim
        King Kiir throw your cowards King koch Loor under the bus, what u going to do?

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