Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, yesterday afternoon, kidnapped a Judge of the Benin Division of the Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, killing her police orderly within the course of.
The incident reportedly occurred alongside the Benin-Agbor street ,close to Christ Chosen Church, Benin City.
According to a witness, the gunmen who drove in a Toyota Voltron automobile, overtook the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) wherein the Judge was travelling in a commando type, shot her police orderly, mentioned to be an Inspector, and one of many tyres of the automobile earlier than abducting the Judge.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Mohammed ,mentioned: “The Justice was kidnapped today but security measures are in place to rescue her and bring the hoodlums to book by the power of the Almighty God”.
Chief Medical Director of Irrua Specialist Hospital, Pro. Sylvanus Okogbenin, was kidnapped in identical method barely two months in the past at Ramat Park in Benin City and his police orderly killed.
Professor Okogbenin ,who later regained freedom after spending a couple of week within the captivity of his abductors, was mentioned to be on his strategy to the Benin Airport to journey to Abuja when he kidnapped.