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S. Sudan interior minister admits police commit crimes in Juba


December 11, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s minister of interior, Alison Manana Magaya, has admitted that “elements” in the nation’s security agency are involved in crimes in the capital, Juba.

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Magaya made the remarks live on the radio in Juba on Tuesday, a week after a leading political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, was murdered. No arrests have yet been made; the government says investigations are underway.

“There are some elements within the police and other organised forces who commit crimes but we always take serious measures against them,” Magaya said on the UN’s radio Miraya.

Magaya said one person has been arrested in connection with the recent killing of Eritreans in Juba, but made no remarks on how investigations into Awuol’s death are progressing.

Magaya blamed inexperienced police – many of whom are former militia members, he said, and lack knowledge on how to trace criminals.

Listeners called-in during the show and expressed disappointment over what they say is the government’s failure to protect its citizens and the deadly crackdown on protesters in northern town of Wau over the weekend, in which 10 people were killed.

Magaya also accused an unspecified group of people for conniving with criminals. He said bank workers are being monitored because people withdrawing money have been targeted, kidnapped and sometimes killed in Juba.


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  • 12 December 2012 06:51, by Jalaby

    Not only police members are involved in crimes but SPLA members as well, they involved in cattle raiding, theft, bribe, selling weapons, corruption,etc do you know why? because they didn’t get paid their salaries for 7 months respectively, what do you think from people when you starve them to death with their kids and families and they can’t find something to eat?!!

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    • 12 December 2012 07:06, by South South

      Son of a thief and mentally retarded, shut up. Read this::" Sudan: Gunmen Enter Nyala Court, Beat Judge and Release Defendant"
      This is something happen in the middle of the day and now you are opening your dirty mouth to talk about South Sudan.

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      • 12 December 2012 07:18, by Ahmed Chol

        It is not too late. All these crimes can be stopped if the government is serious about ending them. All it takes is to implement and enforce the law. That means holding people accountable and punishing them if they do wrong things.
        The country has started on the wrong foot.

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      • 12 December 2012 08:49, by Logic

        If you know the problem why don’t you exercise the obvious solutions?
        Re-train/ dismiss/ apprehend those elements of the police and set up a internal investigating unit made up of qualified and un-compromised officers, that should be the start.
        Stating the problem doesn’t solve it, it just antagonizes the victims, deal with it meaningfully.

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        • 12 December 2012 12:50, by Jalaby

          Mr. No Logic,
          I encourage you to go and live in that jungle where you can find huge "secularism" state plus the "new Sudan" state that you dreamed for long to have! lol lol
          Be careful, you will find with that secularism:cattle raiding,assassination,corruption and outlaw state!
          We will remove you from South Kordofan list now on! LOL LOL

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      • 12 December 2012 12:06, by Alier

        Jalaby, you can cry that way; any way you want, but that’s not enough for South Sudan to transit oil through Sudan for you to steal again. You talk of 7 months with no salaries; don’t you know that SPLM/A fought for over 20 years without salaries? If you think SPLM/A will not do their job because they haven’t had their salaries for 7 months; then you don’t know SPLM/A.

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    • 12 December 2012 07:40, by Ruach

      Gay:List of failed and terrorist States in the world:
      1 Reublic of Sudan 2 Somalia 3 Syria 4 Egyt 5 Afganstan 6 Iran 7 Iraq 8 Yemen 9 Saudi Arabia 10 Libya 11 Hamas Top 5 failed and terrorist States;1 Sudan 2 Somalia 3 Syria 4 Iraq 5 Afganstan

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      • 12 December 2012 07:57, by Jalaby

        Hey Monkey,
        Did you see your picture that I posted yesterday?
        I’ve another one for you, you wear a hat and smoking with pipe (Kados), it’s really a nice picture, when did you take it? this is my first time seeing you wearing a hat and glass and piping, what a nice photo! BTW monkey, do you smoke pot (Bango)?
        Feel free to ask me to post that picture anytime!

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        • 12 December 2012 08:12, by Ruach

          Am not monkey gay,slave,terrorist,looter! I don’t even smoke bongo or whatever you call it! I ain’t look like or think like monkey.A gay thinks like monkey as God created man and woman with oposite sexual characteristics and must mate each other!But you choose to be a gay to get enough money under Arab Slavery! Even if you post hundreds photos,it doesn’t define me.It will reflect back to u

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        • 12 December 2012 08:15, by Ruach

          Am not monkey gay,slave,terrorist,looter! I don’t even smoke bongo or whatever you call it! I ain’t look like or think like monkey.A gay thinks like monkey as God created man and woman with oposite sexual characteristics and must mate each other!But you choose to be a gay to get enough money under Arab Slavery! Even if you post hundreds photos,it doesn’t define me.It will reflect back to u

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          • 12 December 2012 08:45, by Jalaby

            Ooooops! what’s up monkey? why do you look so confuse?
            Just take it easy monkey,I’ll bring you a banana to calm u down and take away all your anger!
            BTW,did u hear the song of
            5 little monkeys jumping on the bed One fell off and bumped his head,Mama called the doctor and the doctor said,"No more monkeys jumping on the bed!"
            If not then you lost half of your age monkey!

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            • 12 December 2012 08:54, by Logic

              Jalaby is actually a camel who likes to be ridden but would so much prefer to be a monkey, he knows how free these animals are.
              But sadly his camel riding family taught him to disrespect monkeys, so he’s lost! Do forgive him for the ills of his parents. looooool!

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              • 12 December 2012 13:19, by Jalaby

                Mr. No Logic,
                Who let the dogs out who?! (woof, woof, woof, woof)
                Say, A doggy is nuttin’ if he don’t have a bone
                All dogy hold ya’ bone, all doggy hold it

                I’m very sure your big butt will like this song a lot Mr. No Logic LOOOOOL, listen to it:

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            • 12 December 2012 09:08, by Ruach

              Lol,GaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAy!Jallabi,gay,slave,terrorist and fake Arab

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              • 12 December 2012 09:21, by Jalaby

                Ooooops! what happened monkey? did you lose your temper or what? I know my words are very hard and your nasty ass is getting so hot now but no worries monkey I’ll bring you a banana soon to kill your ass pain just be patient with me monkey!
                BTW monkey, would you like me to post your new photo?

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              • 12 December 2012 09:38, by Aaban

                He could be a kid, he don’t know how human being behave, I don’t know were he really grow up, he is fully of negative attitudes, there is no words to discribed him but just simple confused airhead boy, he doesn’t respect humanity,
                What a creature from blasphemous al Bendairya coward Ja’alin dog? He is employed by his fake father nafie Ali nafie to mocked those who say no to them

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          • 12 December 2012 09:44, by Aaban

            All coward murderer, the blasphemous Al Bendairya Al Dahmashya clans of Ja’alin tribes of Hashimite who formed janjaweed criminal are not human being, they sold their soul to evil centuries years ago and they are left with nothing but power of evil, to proved they power of evil from a person, you must know that those who talk about colors are with the power of evil, looked they ways they talk,

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            • 12 December 2012 09:49, by Aaban

              they are blessed by the evil power,there is another one called himself North Sudan, with that name do you think anyone will talk negative about color while he a summed himself to be with name of the country that have so many colors? No they are drived by the blessing of evil deed, start from the tope to their raising young criminals boy like this silly boys,
              Excused my English readers

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        • 12 December 2012 08:19, by Mapuor

          Have ever seen a monkey?They resemble you alot,long hair,brown with very red ass and hallow eyes with thick eye brows.Your sub-species is presumably the closet to monkeys

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        • 12 December 2012 11:02, by South Dengjok

          Dear Jalaba,
          U r the dog & fox with the big tail on the land of Sudan,useless jalaba whose father came from Irag,i know that u r one of Ali Shabaab,cuz all of u Arab u are connected with Terrorist that u will face next,but i don,t blame u cuz u r foolish and drunkard with Rgii and other strong drink,that is why u r traumatized and fuck u very much

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    • 12 December 2012 10:52, by Kurnyel

      The Minister is a criminal himself.He was a killer of his South Sudanese during the war, when he was here in Khartoum, what he should do is to resign instead of blaming police force.

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  • 12 December 2012 07:24, by JohnGarangFreedom

    I need people to know that, the Joshua (Pres. Kiir Mayardit) of South Sudan is there for reason. He is the hero of the land, so that leadership position he own has not came in by free. He has fought for it, and it is rewards to him. You don’t him, get over it. On top of that, President Kiir was elected by people and he will be changed through vote if citizens of South Sudan decided democratically.

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  • 12 December 2012 07:32, by wang

    Magaya is an idiot, how did he know that those who murdered Isaiah Ding Abraham were inexperienced police and most likely from former militia members background. The real killers of this case were well trained and more experienced police or gangs

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    • 13 December 2012 20:54, by panom lualbil

      MR MAGAYA has got it all, in fact most polices including officers who are incompetence now, were used to be the most wanted by SPLA or Khartoum’s militia. But hell, they are now visionless and good-for-nothing. Thank you so much MR MAGAYA, truth should be told.

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  • 12 December 2012 08:43, by master

    why there no confirmed death news today in south sudan ?
    The problem is
    the problem is
    the problem is no oil flow
    no oil flow
    no oil flow

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  • 12 December 2012 08:58, by Mr Equal

    Well, that imply that interior minister is just a photo in his position. How come he knows that ploice making crimes everyday but he can not do something about it? This is shamefull and wrong to a minister of interior. How many innocences citizen have died under your watch? If you do not have power then quit the job. It is batter than pretending.

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  • 12 December 2012 09:34, by dinkdong

    Magaya. What a gay-ass Minister. If he knew police forces have hands in killing innocent people, why didn’t he do something. Fire or send them back to the training camps so they could get disciple properly.

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  • 12 December 2012 10:10, by wen yar

    I don’t know why this confused guy called Alison becomes interior minister? if the leader is confused what do you think the police will be? Alison Manana Juba will be more dangerous than Somalia because of u idiot

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  • 12 December 2012 10:11, by Makunon

    I wonder whether this minister has idea over tackling insecurity in S.Sudan.If he admitted mistake and went on to say police are former militia members and they are inexperienced to tackle crimes than he better resign. No solution nor way forwards in his article. What a dead.

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  • 12 December 2012 10:14, by Kang

    Comrade Magaya since you have arrived from Khartoum after July 9th, an accepted the Interior Ministry position, you will not understood how Salva Mathok Genydit, Salva Kiir Mayardit and Ayen Mayardit plus Tuwic Bar el Gazal’s kitchen Cabinet decision makers are busy looting public funds and recruiting “doht beny or cha beny dooht” secret security services to protect their government of self-servi

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  • 12 December 2012 10:39, by Gabriel KK

    Hon. Alison Magaya is the best minister I know so far and I hope he will continue to be different from other looters who don’t have a plan or a single achievement. Alison has done many achievements since the independence of the nation and I hope he will come out strong aganist criminals and thier associates in JUBA and other cities in the nation.

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  • 12 December 2012 13:07, by BM Bol

    This information is insufficient and I grantee it will be backtracked tomorrow. Sudan tribune should always and fully gather the facts before posting them to the publics. Make yourself credible news media.

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  • 12 December 2012 19:22, by Nyakuzuny

    Please we are really Sudanese Citizen , No Bodies will know you any more event arabs world . we don,t know you .we are you come ?because you are not Sudanese and you are not from Arabs. the really Sudanese are the people of South Sudan , Nubian , Blu-Nlle and Khordofun Region.

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  • 12 December 2012 21:00, by ancestoral land

    mr. minister i appreciate your detective analysis, since you ve known the culprits involved in the act, then what are your measures to solve such unblessful behaviour conducted by the so called policemen?? always our society regret something at the last hours of life after when all are gone,

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