HUDO Centre No.: H.K/PS/02/020
21st January 2020
                                                                                                              PRESS STATEMENT
                                                                                                         (For immediate release)
                                                                     ASSASSINATION OF MUSA IN ELFAID UM-ABDALLA, SUDAN

On 14th January 2020, Mr. Musa Jar-Elnabi was shot dead by three masked men in Elfaid Um[1]Abdalla for unknown reason. A case was filed at Rashad police office against anonymous. On 14th January 2020 evening hours, Mr. Musa Jar-Elnabi was driving his motor/ tuktuk back home with his young brother (underage/ child) in Elfaid Um-Abdalla. As he was approaching his home (a few meters to home) he was stopped by three armed and masked persons on motorbike. Immediately after stopping, one of them shot at him three times (bullets) in his chest. The three men ran away with their motorbike after shooting. The dead body was taken by the family members to Rashad town where a postmortem was done and a case was filed/reported at Rashad police office against anonymous. But the child (young brother) expressed that he can recognize the attackers. Mr. Musa Jar-Elnabi Omer whose nickname is Taemis was 25 years old and a driver. Elfaid Um[1]Abdalla is small town in Abu-Kershola locality of South Kordufan/ Nuba Mountains. Rashad is the capital of Rashad locality but it is the nearest town to Elfaid Um-Abdalla. HUDO is very concerned about the situation of civilians in conflict areas and calls upon;
· Sudan government at state and central level to urgently investigate the state of insecurity in South Kordufan/ Nuba Mountains and to solve it urgently.
· Sudan government to ensure that police executes their duties responsibly
· Sudan government to ensure the safety of people in conflict areas
· Sudan government to dissolve the PDF and disarm them.
· Sudan government to respect its international obligations towards their citizens.

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