A person who was brutally stabbed through the horrific Park Inn resort assault in Glasgow virtually two years in the past says he’s nonetheless ‘living with the trauma’.
Asylum seeker Mo was standing simply metres from his room when he was knifed 5 instances by Badreddin Abadlla Adam in June 2020.
The 28-year-old advised STV News that he nonetheless has nightmares and is now taking medicine in a bid to manage.
His attacker, a fellow asylum seeker, was shot useless by police after stabbing six folks together with PC David Whyte.
Another two asylum seekers and two members of resort workers had been additionally harm through the terrifying rampage.
Mo mentioned: “The Park Inn incident is like a lifetime incident with me now. I’m living with it, doing everything with it.
“Even now when I’m sleeping, I’m having bad dreams at times.
Mo, who has struggled to pursue a career in football coaching and development due to the medication that he’s now on, remains hopeful for a more positive future.
He said: “I’m a footballer by the way, and I don’t think the situation will permit me to be a professional.
“But at the end of the day, everything is possible by God so I keep praying so that I can make it one day.”
Mo described the entire scenario as “sad”, including that he’s been “through hell and back”.
He added: “The scars are there forever.”
According to a leaked inner Home Office analysis, the 28-year-old knife man contacted the Home Office and different organisations asking for assist 72 instances earlier than the assault.
The doc, obtained by the BBC, additionally discovered that Adam had requested about an assisted voluntary return to his residence nation of Sudan.
The Home Office mentioned: “Since this horrific incident we have undertaken a number of significant changes to keep asylum seekers safe including how we, our contractors and charities spot vulnerable individuals and provide them with wraparound support and appropriate accommodation.”
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