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Appeal to help convict killers of Kilburn murder victim Mohanna Abdhou

PUBLISHED: 08:15 06 June 2017 | UPDATED: 08:18 06 June 2017

A £10,000 reward has been offered along with the release of CCTV footage of the moments leading up to the shooting of 20-year-old Mohanna Abdhou in Malvern Road, Kilburn. Picture: Met Police

A £10,000 reward has been offered along with the release of CCTV footage of the moments leading up to the shooting of 20-year-old Mohanna Abdhou in Malvern Road, Kilburn. Picture: Met Police

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A £10,000 reward has been offered and CCTV released to help solve the murder of a woman shot dead in the street.

The suspects are described as being of slim to medium build wearing dark clothes and with their faces covered. Picture: Met PoliceThe suspects are described as being of slim to medium build wearing dark clothes and with their faces covered. Picture: Met Police

Mohanna Abdhou, known to family and friends as Montana, was killed in front of her friends just yards away from a children’s playground in Malvern Road on May 26.

In the footage released today two men police believe to be responsible for the shooting can be seen cycling along Malvern Place at 8.53pm just before turning into Malvern Road.

Less than a second later they were seen on Shirland Mews approaching Fernhead Road where they are caught on camera again moments later.

Mohanna was pronounced dead at the scene just over half an hour after the attack. A post mortem confirmed the cause of her death as a single gunshot wound.

A post mortem examination confirmed Mohanna died of a single gunshot wound. Picture: Met PoliceA post mortem examination confirmed Mohanna died of a single gunshot wound. Picture: Met Police

Detective chief inspector Andy Partridge said: “We are certain people in the community know who has committed this horrific attack. Mohanna’s family deserve answers and that will only happen if the community tell us who carried out this attack.

“I would appeal to those harbouring the individuals responsible – those mothers, sisters, girlfriends – if you have the slightest indication your loved one may have been involved now is the time to say something. Please do not remain silent, do the right thing and come forward.

“These individuals should not be shielded by friends or family, or supported in any way. No right-minded person would want those responsible for depriving Mohanna’s family from ever seeing her again to evade capture,” he added.

The suspects are described as being slim to medium build, wearing dark clothing with their faces covered.

In an appeal detective chief inspector Andy Partridge urged anyone harbouring the individuals responsible not to remain silent, but In an appeal detective chief inspector Andy Partridge urged anyone harbouring the individuals responsible not to remain silent, but "do the right thing and come forward". Picture: Met Police

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Five days later a 19-year-old and a 20-year-old man were arrested in west London on suspicion of murder. They have been bailed pending further enquiries.

The Crimestoppers reward – the highest sum the charity offers – is available to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for 20-year-old Mohanna’s death.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8358 0300 or via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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