Gunmen abduct Akure Federal High Court judge


Unknown gunmen have abducted a federal high court judge, Justice Abdul Dogo

The kidnappers are already demanding a 50 million Naira ransom for his release.

The Ondo state judge was kidnapped along with his driver at the Ibilo/Isua Akoko axis, a border area between Ondo and Edo states, on their way from Abuja to Akure.

According to sources, the kidnappers contacted the family members and officials of the Federal High Court in Akure and Abuja to demand the ransom.

The Ondo State police command spokesperson also confirmed the incident but said it didn’t happen within his jurisdiction.

However, the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has urged the state police command to synergise with its Edo and Kogi counterparts to ensure the early release of Justice Dogo.

Governor Akeredolu, in a statement, noted that the conflicting narratives on the location of the Judge’s abduction could disrupt proper intelligence gathering.


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