The police in Juba have said that a pastor and his wife were shot dead on Saturday night in Gudele residential area of Juba.
The police spokesperson, Brigadier Daniel Justine said another pastor who had rushed to rescue the family was also shot and critically wounded.
The incident happened at 3 am Saturday night at Gedele Block Five.
The police said they rushed to the scene but did not find the assailants. However, investigations into the matter are on-going.
“We went there and confirmed the incident. We launched an investigation but we are still gathering information, brigadier Daniel Justine said. We will have more information in the following days.”
The critically wounded pastor is now receiving treatment at the hospital. The bodies of the pastor and his wife were yesterday taken to the mortuary of Juba Teaching Hospital.