Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Sudan: Armed herders rape and kill women in 2 events, W. Darfur - victim's family demand blood money

Radio Dabanga reports armed herders killed two women and raped another two in separate events that took place in West Darfur, a number of sources told Radio Dabanga.

On Monday night, Halima Abdullah and her daughter Zahra Yahiya Adam Abdullah were stabbed and killed by an armed herder in the area of Tendelti, in El-Geneina locality.

The brother of the victim told Radio Dabanga the offender entered their home at night and tried raping his sister, who screamed for help. Her mother came to rescue the daughter, but she ended up being stabbed to death by the offender too, the relative recounted.

He revealed the perpetrator was arrested. The victims’ family is now demanding him to pay blood money and that authorities execute him.