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Girl, 14, raped and killed in Wulu, Lakes state


February 6, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A 14-year-old girl was raped and killed in Wulu county of Lakes State early Wednesday morning by an unknown group of men, the county commissioner, Ezekiel Thiang Mangar, has reported.

South Sudan’s security services have been instructed to investigate the rape, which came to light, Thiang said, in a hospital examination carried out after the girl’s body was discovered in Wulu town.

The girl suffered from mental problems, according to the commissioner, and often used to leave the house at night without warning. The attack is believed to have occurred at around 3am.

Multiple sources within the Wulu community accused soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) of being responsible. By Wednesday evening the military had not commented on the incident, but Lakes state’s caretaker military governor, Major General Matur Chut Dhuol, visited Wulu for second time since taking office last month and instructed county authorities to thoroughly investigation the attack.

Wulu is the most peaceful county in Lakes state. The county is inhabited by the Jur-Beli community who rely on farming and bee keeping for their livelihoods.

Community leaders have told Sudan Tribune that they fear approaching the SPLA as Lakes state has been under military rule since Dhuol replaced his predecessor Chol Tong Mayay in January, whose dismissal has been blamed on his failure to prevent and mitigate fatal clashes between clans of the Dinka tribe.

The new governor has warned politicians against conducting political discussions, threatening to close the state legislative assembly should MPs continue to debate issues in the Rumbek parliament.

In January, a 34-year-old woman and her daughter were raped in Atit village located in north-east Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, however, the government failed to arrest any suspects.

As in the case in Wulu county, the local community leaders pointed accused members of the SPLA of being involved.

The rape occurred when the SPLA were deployed to separate the Panyon and Amothnhom sections of the Dinka tribe of Rumbek Central county during inter-communal violence that left 25 people dead.

Thiang stated that security in Wulu was stable but cautioned that the clashes in Rumbek Central county were also affecting his county.

He claimed that most of Gormar payam (district) in the northern part of Wulu county had been occupied by pastoralists, with their cattle causing considerable damage to crops.

“[The] Wulu situation is normal, [the] only [problem is that] the Joth and Nyang [sections of the Dinka tribe] are in Gormar payam with their cattle,” he said.


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  • 8 February 2013 02:16, by Bolman

    I do believe that the criminals must be SPLA who mistreated the Civilian at the sametime the second to Murle Criminals were the Lakes State’s Civilian but at term of rape must be Spla not the Dinka Criminals like usuals who muggling around between Unity State’ Warrap State and come back to their Crimes hmes rusttling Cattles Herds they were the most danderous thives in SS

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    • 8 February 2013 03:22, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      am from Lakes State by citizenship and i do believed in you. Dinka from Rumbek are similar with Murle by their activities. E.g Terrorism trading ,looting, (raping not them only), saying nonsene. e.t.c

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      • 8 February 2013 05:45, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

        That is a big lier, nobody rap young girls in our south sudanese culture, media propaganda against south Sudan as usual, this shit never happened,

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        • 8 February 2013 05:59, by julia

          Dinka Dominated SPLM/A,it is ur culture,u people of Abyei who take the as simple as u appear.it is becozs ur Abyei sister take unlawful fucking as a pride.that why some u re trying to deny,may be ur bros re suspect.
          Ur colours re known dude.refraine from it guy,stick ur Abyei problem instead of creating hatre among s.sudan in this site.

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          • 8 February 2013 07:02, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

            You Nuer Nyagat hate Abyei people but they are going nowhere I. South Sudan or within the SPLA/M,
            We will never going to allowed your Nyagat Riek to be president of this country, he never fought for it, you do not eat for food you didn’t do it, u less you are Nuer with big habitat of food lover,
            Death to your Nyagat leader pout Nyuon

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        • 8 February 2013 06:44, by Nuer Empire

          Look at him!!

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        • 8 February 2013 06:56, by Lotodo Awino Odug


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        • 8 February 2013 07:15, by bakuluk

          who you depend spla,do you believe spla today have laws that can protect civilian, raped have been done by spla soldier so many time to some county who no media,and who have voiceless to Kiir Government.even nine year old girl have been raped Jongle.but raped and killed 14 year old girl in Wulu County in Lake State,will be backfire to Kiir Government in future.

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        • 8 February 2013 12:37, by Pinyin Gatkuoth

          Please this is a really true it happen in Jonglie State During SPLA attached Major General Gabrial Tang in village Called Kadag, the Jieng Bhar-Gazzel fucked dead women in that place. it’s their habite for Dinka whether old women or Ladies they can use them.

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      • 9 February 2013 11:21, by Tong dut

        We Dinkas likes free things, include cattles, women, money,land etc.
        Killing is normal for us.This is why lakes and jonglei are having a good number of crime in south sudan.

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  • 8 February 2013 03:08, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Lake State will be like SODOM ISLAND. People of Lakes State are mad that is God price to any trouble situation should invite bad impack, Lakes State people can not blame any one as God says any things you need i will open a door for you.

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  • 8 February 2013 04:19, by Samuel Malual

    Ayeuiu Makuac Lam, You have repeatly failed university that is why you keep changing you course because of your stupidity. Son of bitch live Lakes people alone.

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    • 8 February 2013 04:31, by Lotodo Awino Odug

      talking bad about your people doesn’t mean you hate them.I will never trade my Bor birthright for anything in this world,but that will not prevent me from voicing what i believe is not right.in the late 30th and 40th,Bor was known for preemptive attacks on their ruly neighbors,that galantry is no longer with these generations,all of them want to be deacons,pastors and churchmen.my point is,when

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      • 8 February 2013 04:41, by Lotodo Awino Odug

        people are cultured,they become weak and defendless.even if they go to the battlefields,they end up sustaining huge casualities because they never mastered the art of bushmen-like ferciousness.my people of Bor county are brave by nature and they can defend themselves from enemies.the culprit is this rampant christian religiou faith,that is puting Bor on the road to hell here and hopefully in heave

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        • 8 February 2013 04:44, by Lotodo Awino Odug

          n too.we have so many churches in Bor.i think these churches are only after tith and entertainment of their redundant pastors.

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          • 8 February 2013 05:50, by julia

            for u those who blame the case of rape in lake state on Agaar community,no guys,army of s.sudan integrated all over s.sudanese tribe,army is the woste corrupt institution in the world.
            Raping,looting&stealing re common in the near by millitary garrason.like what jallab was doing in juba in place rujal ma fii.(no men)but Matur chut is the right man to be governor for some reason.

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            • 8 February 2013 09:54, by Dukdal

              My sincere condolence to the family of the girl, may he soul rest in peace. This is unacceptable act and the government must investigate and arrest these people.

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      • 8 February 2013 08:01, by Junta

        It is un acceptable heinous crime! Wullu is the most peaceful but unfortunately the Jur Belli are being subjugated by some rougue Dinkas. Bongo is also facing the same fate of Subjugation by Dinkas. God save the minority from Dinka Opression. For me the solution is simple, Transfer Wullu County to WES and Tonj for Bongo Only to WBeG.

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    • 8 February 2013 07:00, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      Samuel Malual.
      Who will understand your English? You are failed in English construction, You don’t know what you are talking about. When You are intellual, very education person do not insult people with such English. please try to revive your English grammer, with eight parts of speech.

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      • 8 February 2013 20:59, by Dukdal

        Also read your English, I doubt if you can challenge any one’s English. Maybe you have got a problem with editing. Read more and learn better construction of a sentence.

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  • 8 February 2013 07:29, by master

    this is real face of the SPLA whom’s claiming they are freedom fighters
    they are mere gangs

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  • 8 February 2013 07:51, by Northern Sudanese

    Normal in South Sudan! no law! its a lawless state where people enjoy cow piss on their heads lol
    give it some time and you will hear someone either blame Bashir or Sudan lol because they have been taught by the corrupt cowboy that all a south sudanese citizen problems in this world are created by Jalaba lol

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    • 8 February 2013 11:00, by Kurnyel

      There is nothing wrong with raping Jurbele girl atall, because she was coning soldiers by dressing half necked that is why SPLA were invited to do so. Here in Khartoum you can not see ladies legs the whole body is cover to disengage men from rape. There you go do not blame North atall. Otherwise RIP.

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      • 8 February 2013 15:00, by Bungachier 50

        1- when did you become a Northerner?
        2- According to Sudan Tribune Article that you misread, the girl had mental disorder, and the rapists might have landed on her out side their home compound. It has nothing to do with your dressing kind of thing that you are claiming to have been the cause. Stop! gambling or you will become a fool in the long run. Understand articles before you commend

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  • 8 February 2013 11:22, by wang

    That is gone rape case, because no one will attempt to ask all those soliders in areas for DNA sample.

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  • 8 February 2013 14:08, by Pif Paf

    At least its a girl and not a goat this time.

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    • 8 February 2013 20:22, by master

      really funny
      not goat or cow

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  • 8 February 2013 15:56, by wulu selector

    Being from wulu i believe the story is quiet annoying but i believe reporter should have taken time to investigate the full story but i just want to know who is the reporter of Sudan tribune in lakes state because if its Manyang Mayom then some one who is base in Bor town how sure are you sure he will report the truth i think its time Sudan tribune should stop relying on such reporters

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