Tributes have been paid to a Special Constable killed in Africa

15 January 2013

New Scotland Yard

The Metropolitan Police Service is saddened to hear of the death of a Special Constable on a visit to Africa.

Jamal Moghe, 26, was a member of police staff at a west London police station, and also worked as a Special on Brent Borough.

We understand he was shot and killed in Kenya on 12 January.

Jamal, who lived in the Wembley area, was a criminal exhibits officer.

Chief Superintendent Andy Rowell, Ealing Borough Commander said: "We were all shocked and saddened to hear of Jamal's death.

"He was a popular member of the team at Ealing Borough, and he also chose to serve his community by volunteering as a Special.

"Our thoughts are with his wife and family at this time."

Chief Superintendent Matthew Gardner, Brent Borough Commander added: "This is a tragic loss for the community. Jamal Moghe was an integral part of the volunteer family. He has given much to the community in terms of his volunteer work and recently received two commendations.

“He was one of our most active Special Constables, helping to keep Brent residents safe. He was a popular member of the staff and our hearts go out to his family, friends, and colleagues, of which there are many. He will sorely missed.”