Kidnapped Kogi judge regains freedom

Kidnapped Kogi judge regains freedom
June 16 01:18 2016

Justice Isiyaka Momoh-Jimoh
 Usman of the Kogi Customary 
Court of Appeal has been freed by
his abductors.
A statement issued in Lokoja on
Wednesday by the Public
 Relations Officer of the state 
Ministry of Justice, Saeed Saqeeb,
said the judge was released in
 Okene area at about 7 p.m. on
 Tuesday.

Mr. Usman was returning to 
Lokoja when he was kidnapped at
 gun point on Itakpe-Okene road
on June 12.

His police orderly, Abubakar Aba,
 was shot dead by the abductors 
while his driver was also shot 
repeatedly.
“The judge has since reunited
with his family members,’’
Saqeeb said in the statement.

(NAN)