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Kidnappers in A/Ibom abduct High Court judge, driver, kill police orderly

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Kidnappers in A/Ibom abduct High Court judge, driver, kill police orderly

Kidnappers have abducted a High Court judge, Justice Joy Unwana, and her driver in the Oron local government area of Akwa Ibom State.

It was gathered that the judge’s police orderly was killed during the incident which occurred on Monday along the Uyo-Okobo road which leads to Oron town.

The chairman, Oron branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Torosco Eyene confirmed the incident.

He said the judge was kidnapped on her way back from a court sitting.

He disclosed that members of the association have scheduled a meeting with the State Commissioner of Police and DSS on Wednesday.

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He said: “Yes, the sitting Judge in Oron was kidnapped on Monday, while on her way back to Uyo after court sitting. By Wednesday, we are moving down to Uyo to meet with the commissioner of Police, Olatoye Durusinmi, and the DSS on the issue.”

The State Police Public Relations Officer Odiko Macdon could not be reached for more details on the incident as calls to his phone were not answered as of press time.

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