February 16, 2013 (RUMBEK) - The newly-appointed caretaker Governor of South Sudan’s Lakes state, Major Gen. Matur Chut Dhuol has initiated a policy licensing all firearms in the region. Dout, a military governor, recently appointed through a decree by South Sudan president, Salva Kiir, has imposed a fee of SSP150 ($80) on each firearm in the hands of individuals in the state. The governor, while addressing the public in Rumbek, the state capital said the new policy is part of his security (...)
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