News, Northern Bahr el-ghazal

Man, stabs brother to death

By Hou Akot Hou

A young man stabbed his brother to death over the weekend at Maduany near Aweil Town in Northern Bahr El Ghazal state (NBGs).

The deceased identified as 35 years old Akol Kuan Tong was knifed by his brother, Tong Akol Tong over a small dispute at Maduany village near Aweil town over the weekend.

Northern Bahr el Ghazal state police spokesperson Captain Guot Guot Akol confirmed the incident to this outlet.

He said that the incident happened on Saturday when the two bloody brothers had a misunderstanding between themselves.

Police are now investigating the suspect, Tong Akol.

“His brother called Tong stabbed Akol Kuan on the chest, back and hand. And he bled seriously till he passed on” Cap. Guot said.

“This is something so weird and the suspect is being probed to find out why he did the act.”

Guot urged the communities not to take the law into their hand, adding it is better to seek advice from the people around you or go to the police station for intervention.

It is not the first time for such incidents to occur in Aweil, last month a man in Aweil South County killed his own bloody brother over a similar misunderstanding matter.

Authorities are telling the public to desist from taking the law into their hand to get peace of mind than a fight.


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