Former Yei River governor dismisses arrest reports
Juba July 31, 2018 – The former governor of Yei River has dismissed reports that he has been arrested by security organs.David Lokong’a said the speculations began after he was accused over a car rental fee by Juma Kila who was a security advisor in the officer of the former governor of Terekeka state, Juma Ali Malou.
He said has been free “I am fine. Nobody has arrested me and I’m in the house, moving freely everywhere. I can go to funeral places and functions.”
Mr Lokong’a said Mr Kila offered him a B85 Audi when he was sworn-in as the governor of Yei in 2016.
The allegation was, when he was going to get warrant of arrest, he alleged that we agreed with him 200 USD per day,” However, the former governor said the case was thrown out because Mr. Kila failed to provide sufficient evidence; “He was asked to bring evidence and there was no evidence. There was no discussion, he just handed to me without any discussion and we did not even agree,” Mr Kila said the issue is being resolved amicably and was not meant for public.