Lakes state

Three killed, over 500 cattle raided

By Yien Gattour Mead   A violent raid in Panyinjar County, Unity State allegedly launched by a group of armed youths from Lakes State, resulted in the tragic loss of three lives and approximately 519 cattle taken. Additionally, one-person sustained injuries during the incident. Tap Mark Diu, the information director[Read More…]

One killed in Rumbek North

By Yang Ater   At least one person has been killed and 80 herds of cattle were stolen in Malueth Payam of Rumbek North County, Lakes State. County Commissioner Samuel Mabor Deng confirmed said the targeted attack occurred in Yar village, located within the Manuer section. He said the assailants,[Read More…]

Police arrests gang members in Rumbek

By Yang Ater Yang   Police in Lakes State capital Rumbek have arrested several individuals following gang violence in the town, Major Elijah Mabor Makuac, the state police spokesperson confirmed. He explained that on March 3rd, a young man was attacked with a panga (machete) in the town market. “Police[Read More…]

Police probes four over shooting of girls

By Yang Ater Yang   Authorities in Lakes State have arrested four individuals in connection with the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl and the wounding of another 13-year-old girl in a cattle camp last week. Lakes State Police Spokesperson, Maj. Elijah Mabor Makuac confirmed the further arrest of three[Read More…]

Police officer arrested over shooting spree

By Yang Ater Yang   Authorities in Rumbek Central County, Lakes State have apprehended a police officer, Sergeant Matur Majok Makuer, following the reported shooting of two teenage girls in Dhiei cattle camp on Thursday. Dut Manaak Akuot the Commissioner of Rumbek Central County confirmed the arrest to No.1 Citizen[Read More…]

Police officer shoots two girls

By Yang Ater Yang   A tragic incident shocked Rumbek Central County, Lakes State on Thursday, when an off-duty police officer shot two young girls, leaving one dead while the other injured. Lakes State police spokesperson, Major Elijah Mabor Makuac (in picture above), identified the officer as Sergeant Matur Majok[Read More…]

High prices pinch Rumbek residents

By Yang Ater Yang   Residents of Rumbek Town, Lakes State, are grappling with soaring commodity prices, amid runaway inflation across the country. Food and other essential items have become significantly more expensive in Rumbek market causing hardship for residents. This has raised concerns among authorities. Over the weekend, Lakes[Read More…]

One dead, seven injured in road accident

By Yang Ater Yang   One person was killed, and seven others were injured in a road accident on Thursday evening in Awerial County, Lakes State. Lakes State Police Spokesperson Major Elijah Mabor Makuac, confirmed the incident to No.1 Citizen Daily Newspaper yesterday. He said that a commercial vehicle travelling[Read More…]