SOUTH SUDAN: SOLDIER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING HIS CHILDREN IN BOR
December 24, 2018:
A High Court in Jonglei State on 18 December 2018 sentenced to death a man who was found guilty of killing two of his children, two months ago. (Sources: eyeradio.org, 20/12/2018)
In October, armed man shot dead two of his children, after his wife allegedly told him that he did not father them.
The convicted man identified as Majok Maketh was an employee of prison service in Bor.
The slain children, a boy and girl were aged 6 and 3 respectively.
The President of Jonglei State High Court, Justice John Yiel who presided over the case said he passed the death penalty verdict on 18 December, after the accused was found guilty of murder.