11 May 2013

Nigeria: Family of Supreme Court Justice Kidnapped

ARMED men suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the wife and daughter of a Supreme Court Judge, (names withheld).

The driver of the vehicle was also abducted.The victims were travelling from Lagos to Edo State, ahead of the judge's daughter's wedding ceremony.

Unconfirmed reports said they were kidnapped along Benin-Shagamu expressway, while approaching Edo.

When contacted on telephone, Edo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Moses Eguavoen, said he was unaware of the development. "I am not aware of that, but let me call the control room and get back to you."

Sunday Vanguard learnt that the suspected kidnappers were yet to make any contact with the family press time.

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