A mother of a young girl whose father recently blinded with a medical instrument in Warrap State is calling for justice for her teenager.
At the weekend Agany Kuut Achuil allegedly intentionally used cannula to pierce his daughter’s eyes several times.
Ms Ariik, who said Kuut had chased him away from home before attacking the daughter, appealed to the government to ensure that Kuut is punished for the crimes he has committed.
South Sudan Penal Code 2008 categorizes “permanent deprivation of the sight of an eye, or the hearing of an ear or the power of speech” under grievous harm.
“Whoever…voluntarily causes grievous hurt by any such means, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years and may be liable to a fine,” reads Article 238 (2).
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