A Sharia court judge, Abubakar Jibrin, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Jermiya village, Rafi local government area of Niger State.
According to Sun, 18 gunmen invaded the community and kidnapped the judge on his way from work at about 10 kilometers to Pandogari around 6:05 pm.
It was learnt that the incident is coming barely three days after seven people were kidnapped and three others killed along same Alawa-Pandogari road.
The district head of Alawa, Ibrahim Saleh, who confirmed the incident, said that the kidnappers had demanded N50 million ransom for the release of the Judge.
When contacted, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Muhammad Abubakar, said that “the police are working round the clock to secure his release.”