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SPLM-IO’s Lam death suspect surrenders to Sudanese police


October 24, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) Tuesday announced that a person suspected of causing the death of its late spokesperson Lam Kuei Lam has been arrested by the Sudanese police.

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Fallen South Sudan rebel leader’s spokesperson Lam Kuei Lam (File photo)

In a statement extended to the Sudan Tribune, Pouk Both Baluang, the SPLM-IO’s director for information and public relations announced that the forensic report of Lam’s autopsy has indicated that the cause of death was a small bowel explosion as a result of a severe blow he received.

"Accordingly, the Sudanese police began a criminal investigation with a suspect who voluntarily surrendered to the police on the morning of Sunday, October 22, 2017. Also, it (the police) summoned some eyewitnesses to testify in order to find out the real circumstances of the incident," Baluang said in a statement written in the Arabic language.

Lam, died in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum on Saturday.

The statement didn’t give further details but said the SPLM-IO leadership is closely following the investigation and called for calm and to avoid fake news.

"We ask everyone to be patient and careful, and not to false fabricate information in respect of the feelings of the family and friends of the deceased," he said.

Lam succeeded James Gatdet Dak, the former spokesperson in Machar’s office who was handed over to the South Sudanese government by Kenyan authorities in November 2016.


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  • 25 October 2017 07:44, by South South

    Continue lying OI leaders, why would someone killed a person with a small bowel explosion then surrenders to Sudanese police. It would make sense if they say, police arrested the suspect. James Gatdet was handed over to us. Lam Kuei died in Khartoum in unclear way, Riek is parked in South Africa, Lam Akol is in Khartoum, Peter Gatdet is in Khartoum, Thomas Cirrilo is in a hotel in Addis Abba.

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    • 25 October 2017 07:50, by South South

      The leaders of criminal war lords are hiding in neighboring countries leaving their poor communities to suffer. That wicked untrained lawyer called Santino Wani is hiding in Kenya and make empty noises by writing bogus things about our government. We will get him like James Gatdet. Our hands are very long and no one can escape them.

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      • 25 October 2017 08:18, by Muonyraat

        bro south south
        SPLA io aci ke thar gut atuel ken rot
        the io is tear like robs
        Thomas cirilo of equatorian has eat two men jalabia murder spoke person of riek and surrender his ass to mosque. stay turn

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    • 25 October 2017 08:01, by Muonyraat

      I didn’t got the name of that man who surrender himself to policy.
      is he a jallabia or current io members that kill him with small bowel explosion?
      it is not clear this might be the work of jalabia because south Sudanese rebel turn on their people when the are well and whenever the are sick the run to our former enemies do the think that the jalabia is care? rip

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    • 25 October 2017 08:07, by Midit Mitot

      South South,
      Sudan government is not like your semi-government of Juba,it,s real government that could deal with criminals and the criminals should report himself/herself to the office before the police act on the matter.Your agent will face the real justice in Khartoum.

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    • 25 October 2017 09:23, by Newsudan

      Lam Kuei Lam was killed by Jellabni,fullstop no stories to tell here.

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      • 25 October 2017 11:35, by Midit Mitot

        Lam Kuei Lam was killed by your spy being sent from Juba, but he will smell the rotten money that he had hired for.

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  • 25 October 2017 08:06, by Landlord

    No connection to the topic.

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  • 25 October 2017 08:37, by lou nuer

    SOuth Sudan you are really think like some S.Sudanese really shortly like that. Howcan you said you defeated Nuer while they are Nuer who are fighting themselves since 2016 up to Date. Do you think Dinka can go to Pagak? If it has never happen since the creature till 2013 war broke out why 2017 lately in July? These are Nuer wew and idiot Nuer not wise nuermen.Are you Fighting as Dinka in these wa

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    • 25 October 2017 10:41, by South South

      lou nuer,

      With due respect to Nuer tribe, I do believe that Nuers are brave and great fighters, no question there, but for some Nuers to go so far and say that Nuers cannot be defeated is a myth. You just mentioned Pagak was liberated by other Nuers in 2016, what about Bor, Bentu and Malakal? Why did Nuers run away from these cities?

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  • 25 October 2017 10:33, by Liberator

    This is your nature, during the north-south conflict, the majority of Nuers villagers/ semi educated were recruited in the Sudanese armed forces fighting alongside with ARAB against southerners, You have no objectives ,vision forever and ever, you will remains, poor and poor until man with wisdom is born in Nuer land in year 3050 . Now the term of leadership is going to Equatorian and

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  • 25 October 2017 10:35, by Liberator

    after 10 years it will go back to DINKA like that till 3050
    Most of your people are cattle keepers, charcoal makers, fire wood collectors, cleaners in the offices, porters at the ten state airstrips, block makers, waste collectors in Khartoum , and finally all nuers are known for criminal activities only, and they don’t have intelligence to lead peoples.

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  • 25 October 2017 10:39, by Liberator

    Nuer thinking capacity is at their eyes not in their brain, they only knew (Whanthen Khoor)lolololo , fools always die poor and kill themselves

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  • 25 October 2017 15:23, by Sunday Junup

    Good article we will wait from you

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    • 25 October 2017 18:36, by Redeemer

      Riek Mobilizers are facing problems across the world, I wonder why should a chief spy surrender, the world have come to know why Riek always the initiator of tribal rebellion in the country

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