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RUMBEK - 7 Aug 2020

Murder suspect handed over to police in Rumbek

Relatives of Matur Maker Manyang, a student murdered in the Makuriric residential area of the Lakes State capital, Rumbek last week have handed over the suspect to the police.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday, the chief police inspector in the state, Brig. General Majak Alapayo Ador said the suspect, identified as Bol Majuec, admitted killing the student on Saturday.

He said the suspect is in police custody as investigations continue. 

"We asked him in custody and he accepted responsibility for the killing of Matur Maker Manyang. An investigation is ongoing to establish what caused the killing of the student,” explained Majak.

The police officer said relatives of the deceased vowed to apprehend all suspects involved in the murder in Billing-Cok village.