An Eight-year-old debt forces city lawyer to drag Machar to court.

Dr Riek Machar Teny Dr Riek Machar Teny (Photo by Getty images)
First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar has been dragged to court by a reknown  local businessman for a loan he took about eight years ago when the civil war first broke out in the country’s capital Juba,
In the latest developments, statement the businessman said “I made my decision to take this case further to the South Sudan Court, through the Ministry of Justice to recover my loan after a failed meeting between me, Thalage Wal Goch (lender), my lawyer and Dr Riek Machar (borrower) and his team, 13 people including 4 lawyers in his Office on 17/08/2021, in Juba, South Sudan,”
The businessman says the loan has been outstanding since 2014 and that by Machar’s alleged rejection to meet him, he assume that the borrower has refused to pay back the money and has no choice, but to file a case after for his justice.
He however confirmed that since 2014-2021, he has been waiting patiently and up to this date,  Dr Riek Machar  has still refused repay the loan and resolve this case amicably. The angered businessman has not only been threatened, but also  but intimidated and mocked by the Office of First-Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan
Therefore, regarding the above reasons, “I stand solidly behind my decision to pursue my legitimate right till justice prevails sooner or later. On 28/08/2021, my lawyer and I will address the Media to present the facts, evidence and the nature of this legal case,” according to the businessman.
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