Man shot dead in Agok

Community Police say a man has been killed in Juol-jok residential area in Agok. According to eyewitnesses, the 57-year-old man was shot dead in his girlfriend’s house on Monday evening.

Police investigator, Anur Deng Magak says a 35-year-old girl friend of the man killed is arrested and is being investigated. According the police, the woman suspected her husband of killing her boyfriend. Police stated that the woman told them the husband threatened to kill the boyfriend a day before the incident.

While Abyei is considered a gun-free zone where only United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei, UNISFA, is allowed to possess firearms, deaths related to gun shots continue to occur.