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Militia cut off both ears of a man in Darfur defending his cattle

June 19 - 2015 NIERTITI
Ali Ahmed Zakariya, known as Ali Du, in Niertete hospital after militia cut off his ears (Photo Radio Dabanga)
Ali Ahmed Zakariya, known as Ali Du, in Niertete hospital after militia cut off his ears (Photo Radio Dabanga)

Three uniformed militia members have cut off the ears of a man in Niertiti, Central Darfur, for defending his cattle against the intruders. The armed men took Ali Ahmed Zakariya, known as Ali Du,  from inside his house at El Umda district in Niertiti in Central Darfur. Before cutting off his ears, they were beating him.

A relative of Ali Du told Radio Dabanga that the three men are belonging to a pro-government militia.The armed militia stormed the compound on Wednesday evening June 17 around 8 o’clock.

"They came in order to rob his cattle. He resisted the men and he tried to defend his properties in an argument. Then they abducted him. They took him at gunpoint in a direction north of Niertiti. They had beaten him with the back of their rifles before they cut off both of his ears". the relatives told Radio Dabanga. Ali Du was transferred to Nierteti hospital for treatment.


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