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S. Sudan rebels detain county commissioner, confiscate money


December 27, 2016 (GANYLIEL) - South Sudan rebels arrested a senior government official who flew into the armed opposition controlled area without permission, multiple sources and officials told Sudan Tribune Tuesday.

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Rebels protect civilians from the Nuer ethnic group (not seen) walking through flooded areas to reach a camp in UNMISS base in Bentiu, Sept. 20, 2014 (Photo AP/Matthew Abbott)

Gatkoi Beliew Doar, the Nyal county commissioner was reportedly arrested after his chartered plane landed in the rebel territory..

A close ally of South Sudan president, Salva Kiir, Doar had flown into his home town in Payinjiar county, located in the oil-rich Unity State.

Accompanied by his wife, the commissioner was immediately disarmed by the rebels when the plane landed at Ganyiel airstrip.

The rebel-appointed commissioner of Payinjiar country, Brig. Gen. John Tap Puot confirmed Tuesday’s arrest of the government official.

He further said the armed opposition forces confiscated from the Nyal county commissioner three boxes that contained South Sudanese Pound (SSP), claims Sudan Tribune could not easily verify.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that Doar was in Ganyliel to sensitize the population on the 2015 peace agreement and to encourage people in the area to support First Vice-President, Taban Deng Gai.

Some reports have also suggested that members of parliament from Payinjiar county in the newly-created Liech state and those allied to newly appointed first vice president, were behind the move to struck another peace deal with the armed opposition forces in the area.

Payinjiar county remains one of the armed opposition’s major strongholds, despite several attempts by government to recapture it.


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  • 28 December 2016 12:03, by Sadam Kuikoy

    Jalibie can never accept that riskier deal from hopeless Taban El-Taban to go deep inside I.O stronghold like greater Panyijier in order to bribe some influential figures to join them? I do believe that Jalibie has just used the chance and opportunity to join people’s moment.
    He will declare himself very soon.

    Viva Jalibie
    Viva Io supporters
    Viva Panyijier

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    • 28 December 2016 12:23, by Resolution

      Mr. Doar,
      There is time for everything, you have been doing hard to kills your county mates,but today its time for them to ask you why you were killing your people is it be`se of money or what and the rest of the blank paper left to fill in with some appropriates answers without mentioning Taban name.

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    • 28 December 2016 19:16, by Joyuma John

      Let fool kill themselves

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      • 29 December 2016 04:34, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g


        Are you a South Sudanese? You sound like a hostile alien!! All the people killed in South Sudan are resources of the country that we need for development ya khawal inta!!

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    • 29 December 2016 09:19, by Chang Kuony

      Congratulations Brig. Gen John Tap Puot and your fearless SPLAIO and Gojam Bentiu for job well done. The Tabanist Commissioner Gatkoi Beliew Doar is a killer, traior and Dinka’s militias who killed more people within Nyuong Nuer. What goes around comes around. We got you glutton( camjiec dhool Jaanga). You are done!!

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  • 28 December 2016 13:11, by Duol Ngony Minyjang

    Teach them a good lesson.who care of Nuer money, dinka government, God will finish them.

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  • 28 December 2016 13:59, by Fair Man

    Let JCE
    Book tents for funeral rites. May they RIP. General Puot, castrate them so that they understand that you exist. The Kiir’s government had been misled by TDG that he commands the IO. Condolences to the relative of the besieged family. They will never see the sun again for espionaging on IO. Teach them and let others learn of careless flight.

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    • 28 December 2016 14:47, by Future1

      Fair Man,
      I don’t understand really why you people celebrate death more than peace. Castrating humans justifies nothing national agenda but act of terrorists. In military doctrine, anybody disarmed immediately becomes vulnerable and treated fairly as normal civilian. I know your problem guys is because you don’t tell the truth or debate on something. Why are you fighting unjustified war. Shame!!!

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  • 28 December 2016 14:18, by Son of Nuer

    Congratulation to freedom fighter let him blame STD

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  • 28 December 2016 14:55, by Future1

    Rebels as know justification to fight in South Sudan because they are tribal oriented making others fear joining them. Also they have no national agenda which too stupid to fight undefined war. You wont bring any changes to this country unless your village mentalities. Organization for change doesn’t belief in killing but educating public on their norms. You will kill but not all S. Sudanese.

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    • 28 December 2016 15:10, by Eastern

      Garang’s SPLA abducted and killed civilians not in agreement with the movement’s objectives. Successive Khartoum based regimes called SPLA names. Now as the say, the rest is history. Kiir and cohorts must go......!

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  • 28 December 2016 15:00, by Ram Mi Ran

    Million Congratulations To Panyijiar county commissioner.
    According to my relevant information Mr.Gatkoi Beliew was captured and killed in Ganyliel airstrip. Let him rest in peace.That is the consequence of all Nuer Wew who will try to come to any rebel control area.

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  • 28 December 2016 16:32, by Uror the Great defeat fuckin kiir

    VIVAVIVAVIVA SPLA IO for capturing such dog who betray his nation

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  • 28 December 2016 16:58, by victory john

    suothsudan shuold never suffer from war if the africa unoin does not call a peacagreement again between two parties ,I hop thatin this season ,the nuer whitearms shuold be capture more than cuonty in the region if the suothsudan government dislike to call machar in juba for peacenogatiation,becouse Taban Deng was not in juba as the head of SPLA IO to present transitional government that was signed

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    • 28 December 2016 17:32, by Eastern

      This war is already beyond Nuer only......

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  • 28 December 2016 18:38, by Mading IronKing

    Seriously Gany-Liel rebels?!
    ignorance of rebels at it best,either way the peace train has already left and well Gany-liel rebels u might as well as kill him he is your son after all

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  • 29 December 2016 10:54, by Geu Kuol Aguto

    IO rebels please your too many wrong doing will never give you right in South Sudan or in Africa, you better release the commissioner now.

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    • 29 December 2016 13:53, by Dinka Hypocrisy

      The corrupt and tribal illegitimate govt of Awan Idiot Chief and Jikany Nyakek sexual transmitted disease offspring are to be blamed for hiring the dreaded aircraft to kills the innocent peaceful civilians of Panyijar Community who only defense themselves when genocidal regime wants to eliminate them because they stood firm in solidarity with their beloved 1,456 sons and daughters killed in Juba.

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  • 29 December 2016 13:07, by Awet Awet

    That is the result of killing innocent people you deresev to be kill the same way you did

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