Police vow to release kidnapped High court judge

Police vow to release kidnapped High court judge

Police have assured the release of a Federal High Court, Ondo division, Justice Abdul Dogo. Justice Dogo was abducted was kidnapped alongside his driver by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers while on their way from Abuja to Akure on Tuesday evening. Spokesman of the Nigeria police, Ondo State Command, Femi Joseph confirmed the incident in

Police have assured the release of a Federal High Court, Ondo division, Justice Abdul Dogo.

Justice Dogo was abducted was kidnapped alongside his driver by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers while on their way from Abuja to Akure on Tuesday evening.

Spokesman of the Nigeria police, Ondo State Command, Femi Joseph confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday.

He clarified that the abduction “did not happen within its jurisdiction”, but under the purview of the Edo Police Command.

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Femi, urged residents of Ondo and Edo State residents to be calm, assured that the abducted judge will be freed

The statement read, “the attention of the Ondo State Police Command has been drawn to a news trending now to the fact that a high court judge Justice Abdul Dogo was kidnapped in Ondo State.

“Much as we empathize with the family of the Victim, the Command wants to make it clear that the incident did not happen anywhere in Ondo State.

“The incident actually happened in Ibilo Edo State. However, we are working in tandem with our colleagues in whose jurisdiction this incident happened, to ensure that His Lordship is rescued unhurt and also apprehend the perpetrators.

“We appeal to anyone with useful information that could lead to his rescue and the arrest of the culprits not to hesitate to let the Police know.

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“The Ondo State Police Command hereby enjoins the good people of the State to go about their normal businesses as we are working to ensure that citizens of the State do not only enjoy this “ember” months but also enjoy a peaceful atmosphere throughout the forthcoming yuletide,” the statement said.

INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE, MOHAMMED ADAMU
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