JUBA – South Sudan National Police Service has recorded 40 cases of road accidents with 4 deaths during the Christmas holidays in the country’s capital city, Juba.
Speaking to Sudans Post on Monday in Juba, Maj. Gen. Daniel Justin, the police spokesperson, said the 40 cases of road accidents were recorded within the last three days.
“On 24th we registered a lot of cases, especially the motorbikes. We have registered like 40 cases of road accidents involving motorbikes and among them, 5 were severely hurt and 4 vehicles incidents whereby the vehicles were damaged to some extent,” Gen. Justin told Sudans Post reporter in Juba this morning.
Gen. Justin said police have also recorded 16 cases of people severely injured with 4 vehicle damage, adding that most of the traffic incidents involved motorbikes.
“On 26th in the morning, we recorded the cases of road accidents. We recorded 4 dead cases and 9 were severely hurt and 16 small injuries as well as 4 vehicles were damaged,” he said.
He said the police have also apprehended 27 youth gangs at Hai Thoura during the Christmas holidays.
“On 25th the situation was normal and people went for prayers in the morning and in the evening at around 5 to 6 PM youngster, the gangs’ group were about to fight themselves in Hai Thoura, we went there and managed to arrest 27 of them with their white weapons such as machete and knife. They are in police custody under investigation and four of them were girls,” he said.