Farmer shot injured by armed people in Lagorey

HUDO Centre No.: H.K/PS/41/022
Date: 15th August 2022
                                                                                                             PRESS STATEMENT
                                                             FARMER SHOT INJURED BY ARMED PEOPLE IN LAGOREY, SUDAN

On 22nd July 2022, armed people with masks shot at Mr. Omer Hamza Elobeid (farmer), fractured his leg and disappeared. The shooting incident was at the victim’s farm in Lagorey. The case was reported to Kadogli police but, there was no response. On 22nd July 2022, armed people putting on face masks attacked Mr. Omer Hamza Elodaid while he was working at his farm in Lagorey. Mr. Omer attempted to flee from them but they shot at him and fractured his right leg and they went away. Mr. Omer was helped by other farmers who took him to Kadogli hospital for treatment. Mr. Omer himself reported this case at Kadogli police against anonymous but police did not carry out the necessary investigations. Mr. Omer Hamza Elobeid (47 years old) is a farmer and resident of Lagorey village. Lagorey village is 10 Km East of Kadogli town/ the capital of South Kordufan State/ Nuba Mountains. HUDO Centre is very concerned about the security situation and the safety of civilians in conflict areas and calls upon;
· Police in South Kordufan State/ Nuba Mountains to execute their duties responsibly and to immediately investigate this case.
· The prosecutor in South Kordufan/ Nuba Mountains to ensure that there is rule of law.
· The security committee in South Kordufan State to dissolve and disarm militias and ensure the safety of civilians.

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