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Bodyguard of SPLA Major General killed in Juba


November 25, 2012 (JUBA) - A bodyguard of a senior member of South Sudan’s army (SPLA) was killed on Thursday when an unknown gunmen attacked the house of Major General Malek Reuben in the capital Juba.

On Saturday the body of the bodyguard who was killed on Thursday was flown to Rumbek, the capital of Lakes State, where its was met by his family and the Commander of the SPLAs sixth division.

In June another of Reuben’s bodyguards was killed in a similar attack on his house. Police arrested some suspects at the time but they were all released without charge.

So far no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting but SPLA Colonel Wildi Akec urged the relatives of the deceased to remain calm, assuring them that the gunmen will face the law.

Akec said that the second attack showed that June’s attack was "no accident", although he admitted that the army does not know the reason why Major General Malek Reuben is being targeted.

However, he criticized the "neglect" of the police for releasing the suspects originally arrested after July’s incident.

Many people in Lakes State have sent messages of condolence to the family of deceased and urged that justice be done.


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  • 26 November 2012 07:26, by Jalaby

    It’s just a matter of time till they finish off and grave down Mr. Kiir!

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    • 26 November 2012 07:41, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

      Arab, don’t be foolish and childish, there is a time for joke and time for seriousness, you need to grow up man, stop being negative every time even though you know the right and wrong,
      Major General Malek Reuben is one of my close friend who I trust the most, and wish him the best of his lives, nothing bad will happend to him, God is great,

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      • 26 November 2012 07:57, by Monye Jur

        Dinka Dominated SPLA/M
        Remember this is a second attempt of assassination; don’t just be too emotional by concluding that nothing will happen to him. Let’s address the root causes of these attempts.

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        • 26 November 2012 08:21, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

          I know everyone have an emery but this incident of attempting murder of Major General Malek Reuben is appeared me as relatives conflict, and should not be blame on anybody apart from their section, we will crack down whoever want to killed him, I promised, some will be sorry from the crimes that " they want to committed," we are very close in to find out who are those criminals,

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  • 26 November 2012 07:38, by Monye Jur

    What people sow/ plant on day light harvest at night.

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  • 26 November 2012 07:40, by Son of Ngundeng

    Dear generals today bodyguard was kill tomorrow general will be kill, my condolence to the victim who die due of guarding the usless general, who are stealing the soldiers money every month,shame on any generals.

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  • 26 November 2012 07:58, by George Bol

    Gier Chuang reduced murders, rape, and stealing in panyido,Ethiopia when these things reached climax.Juba must be patrol every night-these murders will be caught.

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  • 26 November 2012 08:07, by wang

    Even an idiot would claim he is close ally to General Malek Reuben

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    • 26 November 2012 08:28, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

      You think that people are useless like Nuer who are mostly malitias, just because I share the site with you mean I’m nobody like you? Live your stupid low life out of most respect people who hate nyagateen in south Sudan, go and talk to your uncivilized savage Nuer who don’t have a clear direction of where to go, what a son of useless man and woman, shame mad jealousy alway come from Nuer

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      • 26 November 2012 08:38, by wang

        Here you show up against Dinka Dominated corruptions.
        If you are still claiming to be closed ally to General Malek Reuben then you will be next target and south in general would be better off without you.

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        • 26 November 2012 08:51, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

          Stupid Nuer cunt if you think that your bloody savages Nuer criminal mind will ever late you take advantage out of crisis, than all you are dumb Nuer community will be the lest people to benefit from any death,,
          Go and run you stupid mouth with food but not with me how dare you stupid son of Nuer nyagat talk to a Dinka man like me? Take all your say and put them into ur shithol

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          • 26 November 2012 09:26, by wang

            What a wonderful human right world even Jaang are claiming to be real human-being as Nuer do in South Sudan. I do respecting my dog more than Dinka man so called Dinka Dominated corruption.

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            • 26 November 2012 09:34, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

              Lier you love Dinka dominated SPLA /M because he is reforming you from deformation, imigin how Nuer would be if there is no Dinka Dominance SPLA /M, they would have been slave of Arab and savages as usually, second to that you don’t have a dog, nuer are dogs themselves, Nuer don’t kept dog otherwise the dog will eat nothing since Nuer love food, the dog will die, don’t lie, dog don’t kept dogs,,

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      • 26 November 2012 10:32, by Diu J.Kuek

        Dinka Dominated SPLA/M ( Mr Mangoor) do really having a human being spirit so you are contradicting yourself by saying this incident it be caused by family matter again your running to your natural behavior talking for rubbish be mature please and be a person who purses intellectual interest try to join an advanced state of human society at least you should value yourself.

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        • 26 November 2012 10:43, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

          Do you know that your Nuer savages attitude provoke me, go and read my first comments and see what I was talking about, why did your savages uncivilized dog called Wang insult me? Or is that the say goes like, " don’t tell Nuer the truth, they will never accepted"
          Please have respect before you tell somebody to respect you, you Nuer dogs have a guilty mind that always punish you from realities,

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        • 26 November 2012 10:45, by Diu J.Kuek

          I mean be a person who pursues intellectual interest I will never use the abusive language against you and I will never generalize the Dinka community as whole because I know you Mangoor and you are just a Mangoor so my position is always advising you for the best interests of our nation you may think what we do here is just a joke but can correct our society in to the right way please be good boy

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      • 26 November 2012 10:37, by wen yar

        My condolence to the family of that bodyguard who dies in the process of protecting the general but Malek Ruben should not sleep without finding solution to the problem when you have headache do not rush for paracetamol but find out what course it.

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  • 26 November 2012 08:14, by wang

    People cannot target you if you haven’t done anything stupid to them. This report seems to me it is onside history.

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  • 26 November 2012 08:28, by Akolde Nhiak Jinub

    Gentlemen, there is no point of taking this matter as 4 useless discussion. Law must take course or else Gen. Malek has pple to protect him if it becomes clear that someone has intent to take his life. I urge people of Lakes state n in particular in the army to take care. This isn’t Malek alone in target. It could be all Lakes sons! We pple of Lakes state have lost # of our sons in Juba 4 nothing!

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  • 26 November 2012 09:42, by Son of Ngundeng

    We the nuer, we are very sorry becuase we liberate Dinka from Jalaba, if we know they can be usless people as they are now we can leave you,try to understand DINKA DOG OK????

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  • 26 November 2012 12:58, by Beny South Sudan

    you guys need to grow up, we are not here to talk about which tribe is the best and which one is not. Dinka and Nuer are brothers even though our grand grand fathers had problems between themselves. when you’re on this site, whether you’re a Dinka, Dinka Nuer or Jur...you must say positive stuff or else leave the site alone for those who cars for our country "South Sudan" development.

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  • 26 November 2012 20:07, by Kikiji longiro

    Dear all,
    Please don,t escape your death mouths.Being nuer or dinka are all the eggs of thesame mother.What is hunting over their leadershipness is just cattle raidings.These people are good citizens when they die because of the other brother,s properties.All that hunts Malek,s life is just money.IF S.S.IS NOT FOR STUPID PEOPLE,THEY WOULD HAVE NEVER MADE REIK & KIIR THEIR LEADERS.why?

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  • 26 November 2012 20:19, by Kikiji longiro


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  • 26 November 2012 20:30, by Kikiji longiro

    Infect this country called South Sudan is a death Country because who will be poor and who will be rich? All over the world people differes but Nuer & Dinka can,t accept that.Instate today bring any Nuer or Dinka who is still walking with his body WITHOUT SHOES OR CLOTHES & ASK HIM TO TAKE OVER KIIR.HE WILL DEFINITELY ACCEPT IT.
    Where is the Country ?

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    • 27 November 2012 06:25, by Ruach

      You are so stupid to say that,a Nuer man or Dinka man can be given responsibility to take a lead of any post provided that they are South Sudanese.Whether he or she has no shoes,they should lead! This is a real jealousy for you!

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  • 27 November 2012 06:39, by Isaac

    The cool blooded murder of the bodyguard of a senior member of South Sudan’s army (SPLA)Major General Malek Reuben is unacceptable,no smoke without fire it is an obvious case since it’s for the 2nd attempt to assassinate Malek.Don’t say unknown gunmen!!?
    I pay my tribute & condolences to the family of the innocent decease.
    My advice to those who are still keeping passed grievances to STOP.

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  • 27 November 2012 20:46, by Kikiji longiro

    I wish you know me by knowledge then compare me with your unresponsible people.
    You call me joulousy.Do you know how your king late Paulino Matip came to exist as a nuer leader.He the guard of sultana killed his master & took over him (IMPOSSIBLE IN US).We are born childern of values & respects but not from human beings into animals comparision.Take care yourself & family bro.

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