Crimestoppers are offering a £10,000 reward for information about the disappearance of Aron Kato
Aron Kato, 28, was last seen being pushed into a car on Ley Street, Ilford, shortly after 4.30am on Thursday, 18 April.
He is the father of a six-month-old baby but has not contacted friends or family since that day.
CCTV footage shows Aron Kato being chased and pulled to the ground.
Crimestoppers are offering a £10,00 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for his disappearance and murder.
Six men and a woman, aged between 25 to 39, arrested on suspicion of kidnap have all been bailed or released under investigation.
“All our enquiries and appeals have failed to locate Aron and I am deeply saddened that we have had accept that this is now a murder investigation. Aron’s family are understandably distraught and we are doing all we can to help and support them,” said Detective Chief Inspector, Mick Norman.
“I would ask anyone who information and who has not yet contacted police, to think about the effect their silence is having on this family. I want to assure any witnesses that we have specialist officers ready to take your call and support you.
“Aron was last seen being forced into a dark coloured BMW hatchback, with the registration RF12 0ZA, in Ley Street, Ilford. We are also asking for anyone who knows the whereabouts of that car, or the occupants, to contact police immediately.”
Anyone with information on Aron or the BMW car should contact the incident room on 020 8721 4005, you can also contact police via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote Operation Roadtown.
The reward will only qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers’ 0800 555 111 number or via the untraceable anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org
Tags: Newham, Redbridge, Ilford, Aron Kato
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