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Lakes State’s RRC chairperson shot dead

Author: Baria Johnson | Published: Saturday, September 9, 2023

The Chairperson of Relief and Rehabilitation Commission in Lakes State Dut Malual has been shot dead, the Minister of Information  Paul Cabiet Ayang has confirmed.

Minister Ayang told Eye Radio  Malual was shot alongside another employee of the commission by a suspected security officer at around 8:30 last evening.

Minister Ayang described the incident as unfortunate.

“This unfortunate incident happened yesterday around 8:30 Friday evening, the  RRC chairperson and another person were shot dead by a security personnel in the same compound of RRC.

The motive behind the killing is unclear but the state official spokesperson says the perpetrator was arrested Saturday morning.

“The reason behind  is yet to be established but the culprit was apprehended this morning.

“The chairperson is over 35 years, and the other person I do not know his age we are yet to establish the reason behind killing the chairperson of RRC, he said.

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