Murder of Elfaki by unknown in Keiga Jearo

HUDO Centre No.: H.K/PS/53/022
29th November 2022

On 24th November 2022, the family members of Mr. Adam Elfaki Ali found him dead near his farm in Keiga Jearo. The assailants (killers) are not known yet. The case was reported to ElKewaik police. On 23rd November 2022 morning, Mr. Adam Elfaki Ali had gone to his farm in Keiga Jearo but he didn’t come back by evening hours to his house/ home as his routine was. The family members tried to call his phone but it was off. On 24th November 2022, his family members went out to the farm searching for him only to find his dead body with gunshot wounds. The family members filed a case at ElKewaik police and took the dead body to Kadogli hospital for postmortem before burial. By the time of issuing this statement, police has not made any efforts to investigate the case. Mr. Adam Elfaki Ali (25 years old) was a farmer and resident of Keiga Jearo. Keiga Jearo is a village in Elraif Elsharqi locality of South Kordufan State/ Nuba Mountains and its location is about 15 km from the locality capital/ Elkewaik and about 55 km north Kadogli town HUDOCentre is very concerned about the insecurity 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/ Nuba Mountains to dissolve and disarm militias and ensure the safety of civilians.

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