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LEER - 17 Oct 2019

SPLA-IO soldiers accused of killing trader in Southern Liech

A government official in Southern Liech State has accused the SPLA-IO forces loyal to Riek Machar of allegedly killing a trader in the area on Monday morning.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Monday, the State Information Minister, Nyuon Joseph Gatliah said businessman Mabeny Naam Jidhol was killed by SPLA-IO soldiers in Maper Village of Tarjiath-Bor County.

He appealed to the opposition to investigate the incident and ensure that the perpetrators are immediately brought to face justice.

The SPLA-IO officials in the area were not immediately available to comment.