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April 27, 2017 (RUMBEK) – An unknown gunman killed a senior prison officer in Rumbek, the Western Lakes state capital on Wednesday.

Lt. Col Wilson Manyuon, a criminal investigation department official, said Lt. Col Wilson Manyuon was killed at Akuac, a residential area.

Monyping Noah, a Rumbek resident, described Manyuon as a “great man”.

“That is sad. He was a great man. I used to play scrabble with him all the time and he would crack jokes always,” explained Monyping.

Dut Malual, a soldier who had worked closely with Manyuon during the liberation struggle days, strongly condemned the killing of the officer, urging government to track the killer and bring him to justice.

“Wilson was a member of the light weapons motor in 1981 to 1982 before becoming a radio operator, he was kind man and it is very sad to hear about his death,” he said.

A number of youth and elders also reacted to the gruesome murder of the deceased, calling for proper investigations into his killing.

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  • 28 April 13:32, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    Our hearts felt and condolence to the family of the lost one.It is agreat astonished for the lost of life in the hands of unknown gunmen! For how long will these people be unknowingly? Insecurity is the greatest enemies in our regions.if all guns were registered by the government then it could have been easy to allocated these people. Could me someone’s from near by villages our "neighbours". I wi

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