Appeal Court Justice kidnapped

Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme of the Court of Appeal in Edo State has been kidnapped. A police orderly attached to her was shot dead by the kidnappers.

Witnesses said the kidnappers of Justice Nwosu-Iheme operated in a Toyota Voltron car and carried out the operation on the Benin-Agbor road near Christ Chosen Church while she was on her way to Abuja.

The witnesses said the kidnappers opened fire and killed the police orderly after overtaking the car in which the kidnapped Justice was riding.

Commissioner of Police DanMallam Mohammed confirmed the incident, adding that “security measures are in place to rescue her.”