INTERSOS, a humanitarian group in Borno state, has suspended a workers member who allegedly raped a younger internally displaced lady.
The suspect recognized as Husaifa Adam, 35, allegedly lured the sufferer to his house at 303 Housing Property, close to Dalori IDP camp, Maiduguri, on the pretext of cleansing up the place and allegedly had sexual relations together with her on the drive.
The sufferer, who was traumatized, ran to Adam’s kitchen, the place he picked up a knife that he used to stab himself. He died moments later on the hospital.
The top of the INTERSOS Mission, Enka Chau, mentioned in an announcement that the suspect additionally induced a site visitors accident that induced accidents to a different particular person.
“We’re unhappy to tell you that one in every of our Nigerian workers members is presently in police custody in Maiduguri. He’s accused of getting dedicated rape and different acts of violence associated to the demise of a lady, in addition to having induced a site visitors accident that left one other particular person injured,” the assertion learn.
“The incident occurred within the metropolis of Maiduguri. Upon studying of this horrific incident, we instantly suspended the workers, who had been off obligation and on trip when the incident occurred. Because the investigation is ongoing, we are going to intently monitor developments and take acceptable motion accordingly.
“We categorical our deep sorrow to the households of the victims. Right now we’re specializing in accumulating further data and offering the required help to the authorities.
“INTERSOS has a zero tolerance coverage towards any type of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Our recruitment course of follows strict and detailed tips in compliance with the group’s “Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Prevention Coverage”, and its implementation is consistently monitored by a devoted unit. We’re additionally a part of the Inter-institutional Plan for the Disclosure of Misconduct associated to Safeguarding within the Contracting Course of inside the Humanitarian and Improvement Sector.
“As we undergo this troublesome time, we kindly ask that you just share any data you might obtain concerning the case with me at [email protected], whereas we stay at your disposal for every other questions.
“We admire your discretion in sharing and circulating solely formally confirmed and dependable data, and never circulating this message additional.”
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