By James Gatdet Dak
May 7, 2008 (JUBA) – The bodies of late Dr. Justin Yaac Arop and his wife were flown to Warrap state today, Wednesday, for burial.
The bodies were accompanied by the Vice President of the Government of Southern Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar Teny and the GOSS Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Luka Tombekana Monoja along with relatives of the deceased.
They will be buried in Turalei, Twic County of Warrap state.
The two perished in a Kenyan company’s hired Beach 1900 plane crash on May 2, near Rumbek town together with Lt. Gen. Dominic Dim Deng, Minister for SPLA Affairs, his wife, and 17 others including the crew members.
Late Dominic Dim and his wife, Josephine Aken were buried on Tuesday at Bilpam SPLA GHQrs about three kilometers north of Juba.
The rest of the victim’s bodies were taken to their respective counties and country for burial.