South Sudanese Teenager Kills classmate

In Summary
  • The fight  escalated when Angwee Pakita allegedly attacked Tracy Nyakit.
  • She strangled  and subsequently pushed  her forcefully, causing her to collapse on the ground.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga
Image: Courtesy Photo

Authorities in the Aswa West region have taken a 13-year-old student into custody from Divine Care Nursery and Primary School following the alleged strangling of her 14-year-old classmate.

The Incident happened on Sunday in the northern district of  Gulu. 

The suspect, identified as Angwee Pakita, reportedly engaged in a dispute with her peer, Tracy Nyakit, while they were on their way to fetch water at a nearby well. The exact cause of the disagreement between the two teenagers remains unclear at this time.


According to Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, the altercation escalated when Angwee Pakita allegedly attacked Tracy Nyakit, resulting in her being strangled and subsequently pushed forcefully, causing her to collapse.

Both students are refugees from South Sudan residing in Uganda.

Tracy Nyakit was immediately rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.