Sunday, April 21, 2019

Police Identify British Aid Worker Killed By Suspected Kidnappers

The Command Public Relation Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo revealed to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Kaduna that british national, Faye Mooney, was among the two people killed and three kidnapped on April 19 at a recreational resort in Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna by suspected kidnappers.

Fresh Reporters News gathered that the victims actually travelled from Lagos to have some fun at the resort when they were attacked around 11pm.

According to DSP Sabo:

At about 23:40hrs on Friday, some suspected kidnappers, armed with dangerous weapons, gained entry into a recreational resort called Kajuru Castle in Kajuru LGA. “The bandits shot sporadically and in the process shot dead two persons including an expatriate lady and took away three others.”

In a statement made by the British High Commission, the Head of Communications, Policy & Corporate Lead, Department for International Development, David Smith, in Abuja on Sunday,  explained that the deceased Briton’s next-of-kin had been notified.

The Commission stated that it was offering consular assistance to her family while also engaging with the Nigerian authorities on the incident.
Briton among two people shot dead at Kaduna resort
While offering its sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the attack, the Mission said it would not comment or speculate on the motive or nature of the attack ‘at this time.’

The statement said, “The British High Commission is aware of an incident involving the death of a British national and a Nigerian national in Kaduna State, late on Friday evening.

“Mooney was killed on Friday, 19 April 2019 in an attack at Kajuru Castle, near Kaduna, alongside a Nigerian national,  Oguche.

” Mooney was employed in Nigeria with the NGO Mercy Corps. Oguche worked for the International NGO Safety Organisation.

“Her next-of-kin has been notified and we are offering consular assistance to her family. We are engaging with the Nigerian authorities, and we understand an investigation is underway.

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