26-year-old Abraham Badru was killed in Hackney, east London, on Sunday, March 26 – Abraham who became the tenth person to be murdered in London in 12 days.
The British police have offered a £20,000 reward for anyone who can offer information that leads to the capture of the killer of the son of a Nigerian lawmaker who was killed recently in Hackney.
26-year-old Abraham Badru who received a bravery award for intervening in an attack on a teenage girl was killed in Hackney, east London, on Sunday, March 26.
The police said he was shot while opening the boot of his car to look for a drink. Abraham who became the tenth person to be murdered in London in just 12 days worked as a football coach.
The Telegraph reports that the Metropolitan police said “at around 11.10pm – Mr Badru had parked his black Mercedes on Ferncliff Road when he was approached by a suspect or suspects. He had not planned to be home at that time, but had returned due to a change of plans. Paramedics and police were called to the scene, but Mr Badru was pronounced dead.”
Going further, the news outlet reports that his family have said they are devastated by his death, describing the pain as “unbearable”. “Abraham has been snatched from us; he didn’t die of an illness, a freak accident, or of natural causes, no death is ever easy but he died because he was shot.
“He was shot by person/persons terrorising the peace of the community, terrorising innocent people, threatening our freedom on our streets and threatening our progression.
“We plead with any parent, siblings, extended family, friends, associates, in desperation that if you have any information to please come forward,” the family said.