By Godfrey Fufucha, August 9th, 2018: Nimule South Sudan. At least 20 people have been arrested by the police for stoning dead of what they called a cult preacher of the gospel in Pagirinya refugee camp, Adjumani district.
The mob justice was tipped off by a member of the church, who according to the information lured her victims to her church where she operates and conducts demonic rituals in the night.
The whistleblower cults member revealed that the preacher converts her members and sacrifice them to satanic worship. The mob converged in the suspect’s compound with the intention to arrest her and hand her over to the police in the camp. However things got out of hands quickly, some mob members quickly took the law into their hands, they began to beat her and others threw her with stone.
Shortly before the intervention of the police, the suspect succumbed and died due to her injuries. The suspected Satanic preacher was said to be a Ugandan national from Laropi, Moyo district.
Local FM radio stations through the report from police in Adjumani said by Tuesday evening 20 suspects members of mob justice have been arrested to help police into the investigation.
The local authority could not shed further light on the incident to include if they truly did identify any victims of the called cult satanic preacher. Many locals interview by SSLN stated until this mob justice, they were not even aware of the existence of such group or preacher.