[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Bull Intellectuals forum, a body that represent the Bull intellectuals in the SPLM in Opposition has strongly condemn the unexpected murder of their son, Alfred Yak Peter Gatdet Yak who was murdered in Bor by government soldiers simply because his father is a powerful commander on the side of the SPLA in Opposition, a forces that have been battling the government of Salva Kirr for over two years in South Sudan.
“Bul Intellectuals Forum – SPLM/SPLA-IO condemned the murder of Alfred Yak Peter Gatdet Yak in strongest terms, ………. Who ever found [to] have red hands in this cowardly act of killing either to achieve his personal goal or may have masterminded by group will be [held] accountable” stated the group in a press statement imparted to Wangdunkon Media
According to the intellectuals, “Such a person or group (referring to the murderer) has/have choosen to be an enemy not only to the family of Yak Majiek but become an enemy to the entire Bul community who are deeply saddened by unexpected loss of their beloved son Alfred Yak”
The group of intellectuals press for a thorough and honest investigation into the killing of Yak Gatdet, pledging that the culprit must be brought to book as law requires.
“Bul Intellectuals in any way, at any cost and in any circumstances won’t accept this hateful and merciless act and would like to see the ongoing investigations are done honestly and those found to have cowardly carried out the murder are brought to book”