Man arrested for rape

Agok Community Police Station | Credit: Achai Biong Arop | AIRS 2020

Community Police in Agok have arrested a 20-year-old man for raping a 16-year-old girl. The head of police told Abyei FM on Monday. Deng John said the suspect will stay in jail till the case is settled.

The accused has admitted sleeping with the minor and said he will pay the cost. This is the seventh rape case police recorded in Abyei Administrative Area since the beginning of this year.

In April, police arrested a 30-year-old man for reportedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Nyinjou village north east of Agok.