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Jonglei governor calls for looters to be arrested

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April 10, 14 (BOR) – Jonglei state’s caretaker governor has urged the police to arrest people suspected of looting government and civilian property in the state capital of Bor since conflict began in December.

He accused some elements of the army and civilians of taking advantage of the insecurity situation and ransacking Bor. The state governor released his statement in Bor while addressing the state legislative assembly on Tuesday.

“It is unfortunate that our forces, civil population rather than rebel were deeply involve in the looting of public and private properties in Bor town. The state government will work harder to ensure that those who involve will be expose and brought to books,” said John Kong in Bor.

During the crisis, thousands of people were displaced, hundreds killed in the state.

Although the war, which began as a political dispute, has resulted in some divisions along tribal lines, Kong is still optimistic that unity among the people is possible.

“Despite the consequences of crisis, peace, reconciliation and unity must prevail in the state,” he continued.

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  • 11 April 2014 06:27, by dinkdong

    The dream of "peace, reconciliation and unity must prevail" is not likely to happen soon, but keep hope alive.

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  • 11 April 2014 06:42, by Lotodo Awino Odug

    Majority of division eight were indebt through borrowing from shops,whenever there were delay of their incentives. on the side of the civilians, I think laziness and jealousy were to blamed on how people looted their own town and ran away so they could go eat alone, and marry many wives for what they had never sweat for

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  • 11 April 2014 07:55, by tootke’bai-ngo

    JOHN KONG SHOULD BLAME UDPF FOR DESTROYING BOR CITY. MOST PROPERTIES IN BOR, BENTIU,LEER, MALAKAL WERE BOMBARDED TO ASHES BY UGANDA AIR FORCE. WHY BLAMING POOR SOLDIERS & CIVILIANS WHO WERE FLEEING FOR THFIR DEAR LIVEs?

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