Former Inspector General of the National Police Service, Lt. General Tito Achuil Madut has died after a long fight against lung cancer, the family confirmed.
Lual Achuil, son of the late General said his father passed on this morning in Kenyan Capital of Nairobi.
“It is true that he has passed away this morning in Nairobi, he has been sick. He was diagnosed with cancer,” Lual told The Dawn on Sunday.
Lual revealed that the body of his father will be flown to Juba on Tuesday.
“We are planning to bring the body on Tuesday and probably the body will be forwarded to Kuajok on Wednesday for burial,” he said.
General Tito Achuil Madut served as chief of police until President Kiir replaced him with Gen. Pieng Deng Kuol in January 2013.
He later served as deputy minister of Interior and state minister for local government in Warrap State.