Home | News    Friday 22 August 2014

Private radio station looted in Bor

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

August 21, 14 (JUBA) – A private radio station operating in Jonglei state capital Bor has been raided, with radio equipment, office computers and other furniture stolen during the robbery.

JPEG - 36.8 kb
Director of Radio Jonglei Malek Gut-nyin in Bor on 21 August 2014 (Photo courtesy of Achiek Jok)

Radio Jonglei is the only radio station still operating in Bor after rebel forces were overran by government troops in the region.

It is the sixth time its office has been targeted by looters since its establishment in 2010.

Police are yet to arrest any suspects in connection to the latest incident.

Malek Gut-nyin, the station’s managing director, said two desktop, computers, a radio mixer and two telephones were among the items stolen.

Gut-nyin told Sudan Tribune by phone from Bor that looters had broken two doors to enter the office before stealing the equipment.

In a separate incident in April last year, two printers, five telephones, two laptops computers and one desktop computer were stolen.

No-one was arrested in connection to the incident, despite the Bor police unit pledging to investigate.

“Last year, it (looting) happened many times, so we are using the police to
secure our equipment,” said Gut-nyin, adding that the latest incident occurred despite the presence of a police officer who was on duty at the time.

Meanwhile, security officers in Bor have pledged to track down the culprits and bring them to face justice.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 22 August 08:49, by Marco Bul

    Haha.U can arrest the policemen who were on duty that very night.
    This was not a theft;it is an intention meant to indirectly shut down the station

    repondre message

  • 22 August 09:06, by Madina Tonj

    The majority of Dinka Bor people are Christians believers but there are unusual always happened in that capital Bor.There was a report that, a house was burn down while, there were people inside house. Some people took kids and sell to Murle people and we Dinka don’t do this but why Dinka Bor did such a things while, they are real Christians? This is abusing our Dinka culture and must be stop.

    repondre message

  • 22 August 13:37, by Marco Bul

    Don’t say Dinka Bor does this or that.....
    Say Bor County does this and that ......
    They are your informants now in Kuethping Kingdom.
    But aren’t a bit human than Agaar??

    repondre message

  • 23 August 00:21, by tootke’bai-ngo

    THIS INCIDENT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH BOR DINKA, SECRETE AGENTS/CRIMINALS ARE ALL OVER S.SUDAN TO TERRORIZE. IF THE SO CALLED PRESIDENTIAL GUARDS HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN MANY ACCOUNTS IN CAPITAL JUBA TO BE INVOLVED IN LOOTING AND KILLING AT NIGHT. ALSO DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE OF INTIMIDATION/HARRESSMENT OF JOURNALISTS, WHY CAN’T THEY GO TO BOR & OTHER TOWNS UNDER GOVERNMENT CONTROL AND DO THE SAME?

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


The theory of African president and prime minister, working together 2014-11-22 05:32:12 By Steve Paterno November 21, 2014 - Africa is notoriously known for political instability, stemming in most cases, over power struggle among the ruling elites. Often times, the best and quick (...)

The UNAMID internal report on mass rape in Tabit. 2014-11-21 06:09:21 What UNAMID really said about their investigation of mass sexual assaults on Tabit: The internal report on what investigators found By Eric Reeves November 20, 2014 - On November 12, 2014 (...)

Bullying Darfur 2014-11-13 18:13:39 By Namaa Al-Mahdi November 13, 2014 - “We broke their backs in Abu Karshola, I doubt they have recovered since,” said a prominent Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) member about their counter attack on (...)


MORE








Latest Press Releases


Sudan Democracy First Group condemns wave of arbitrary arrests in Sudan 2014-09-25 05:17:35 Sudan Democracy First Group 25 September 2014 - In a desperate attempt to prevent a series of events commemorating the victims of the September 2013 protests, Sudan’s notorious National (...)

HRW calls on UN rights body to press Sudan to investigate murder of peaceful protesters 2014-09-24 21:24:09 Human Rights Watch One Year On, No Justice for Protester Deaths (Geneva, September 23, 2014) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should call on Sudan to account immediately for the death (...)

Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan 2014-09-23 08:30:16 National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) PRESS RELEASE Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the South Sudan capital Jubato ‘Walk for Peace’and demand (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2014 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.