Passengers robbed by armed people at Alhamraa

                                                                                            HUDO Centre No: H.K/PS/60/022
                                                                                                         29th December 2022
                                              PRESS STATEMENT PASSENGERS ROBBED BY ARMED PEOPLE AT ALHAMRAA, SUDAN

On 29th November 2022, two (2) armed and masked men robbed passengers at Alhamraa. The passengers were travelling on a commercial vehicle. The robbery case was reported at Kadogli police but, police did not respond. On 29th November 2022, four passengers were travelling on a commercial vehicle from Hajar-Elfoul market to Kadogli town. Two armed men putting masks on their faces obstructed them and robbed them of their money under gun point. One of the passengers (a trader) by name Mr. Elderderi Mohammed Abbaker was robbed five million Sudanese pounds (around $9000 USD). The victims reported the incident to Kadogli police but police did not take any step to investigate. Alhamraa is a village about 20 km south Kadogli town on the way to Hajar-Elfoul market. Hajar-Elfoul market is a weekly market attended by people from government and Sudan People Liberation Army – North (SPLA-N) controlled areas. Kadogli is the capital city 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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