Wrong Parental Yields Bizzare
A teenager of 12-years is undertaking family rehabilitation after taking away her fathers life in Upper Nile State – Longechuk County. When asked after the incident the teenager explained she did the act due to her father refusal to buy her brand new Christmas outfits.
The Commissioner of Longechuk County Hon Dak Tut Dey elaborated that the incident took place in Majok Boma of Malual Payam on December 12.
The deceased is a 46-year-old father of six identified as Puur Muon. He allegedly argued with the minor who was demanding brand new clotes for the Christmas season.
In Majok Malual Payam, we have heard of the story of a little girl asking her father for money to buy clothes for Christmas,” said the commissioner.
Hon Commissioner narrated that the deceased father of the girl did not grant her request due to insufficient resources and because he was planning to get married. The official says the young girl frowned and fumed over the matter, prompting her father to try to discipline her.
Her father was explaining to her that there is no money. With this money that we have, I am now planning to marry. But the teenegar never understood her fathers decision.
She started disturbing her father until her father run after her. Then the girl took a fighting spear. Then she speared her father in the chest and immediately he died. The girl had run to her uncle. The local official said the girl was trying to defend herself in the first place after her father threatened to beat her. He also confirmed that the girl child has not been arrested & she is in her uncle’s house.
He said the matter will be handled in accordance with the local customary laws, where rites will be performed before the child is reunited with the family.
The girl is safe in her uncle’s home. The elders from the same family will sit and see some of the issues that can be conducted traditionally after which the family will be reunited when these traditional issues are completed.