South Sudan

South Sudan: Trader arrested for killing robber in Aweil

A local trader who killed a suspected robber by shooting him dead in Aweil town last week was arrested by police authorities, according to a local official.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Monday, mayor of Aweil town, Simon Tong Deng said the trader was arrested for killing a suspected robber after a group of thieves broke into his house at night.

He explained that the other suspected robbers escaped after the shooting. The mayor further said the arrested local trader is a retired soldier, but he was having a gun.

Radio Tamazuj


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