Juba, 04 August, 2020 / 8:58 pm (ACI Africa).
The news of the brutal murder of three young girls in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, has been received with sadness and shock with two Catholic Prelates in the nine-year-old nation terming the incident as sad and shocking.
The lifeless bodies of the three siblings, Lydia Edward, nine, Blessings Edward, seven, and their four-year-old sister Nura Edward, were on Saturday, August 1 found in their house in Juba where they were reportedly watching television.
Authorities that spoke to South Sudanese media reported that the incident by unknown assailants occurred when the mother of the three children was away.
“According to the preliminary report, the mother had left home around 12 p.m. and left the children watching television on that fateful day. After she returned home, she found her children dead,” police spokesman Daniel Justin told Sudan’s Post.
The South Sudanese police boss explained, “When the mother returned home, she found the television was still on and blood was everywhere in the house. We want to tell the public that we are seriously following-up on the incident. No arrests have been made so far, but we are gathering information.”