Boy in Torit kicks school girl into death

By Thomas Lodovico Oryem

School girl has been kicked death by a boy in Torit state, Police inspector has confirmed.

Lt Col. Mathew Ochan Jacob said on Wednesday that the incident took place at Torit East primary school during a lunch hour.

“The 10-year-old boy was fighting with another boy and the girl came to stop the fighting but unfortunately she was kicked and died instantly,” he explained.

Lt Col. Ochan said the late Jackline Samuel died at the hospital

He said the police have arrested the young boy and other family members for further investigation.

“We have taken the accused to the police station and the two relatives. The relatives were brought to the police station in order to calm down the situation,” he said.

Lt Colonel Ochan called on the communities and families where the two children hailed from to remain calm as the government was taking legal steps.

The late Jackline was in primary three and the attacker is in primary two. Both of them study at Torit East primary school.

The school has remained closed since the incident happened on Wednesday according to sources who interviewed by Juba Monitor




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