Tue. Feb 7th, 2023

Sharia Court Judge Kidnapped Inside Court

Sharia Court Judge Kidnapped Inside Court 

A Sharia Court judge in Kastina State, Alhaji Husaini Sama’ila, has been reportedly kidnapped inside a court in the state

The judge was said to have been forcefully taken away by armed men suspected to be bandits

Reports by Daily Trust newspaper said it was not clear why the court was having a session while judiciary workers all over Nigeria are on strike

The newspaper further reported that gunmen abducted the judge at a Sharia court in Bauren Zakat village in Safana local government area of Katsina state.

Witnesses quoted in the report stated that the attackers broke into the court around 3 pm on Tuesday, May 18, and abducted the judge.

It is not clear why the judge was in court during the industrial action embarked upon by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria.

Sources-: Daily Trust/Legitng