A High Court judge, Justice Joy Unwana, and her driver have been abducted by gunmen in Oron local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
The Nation reported that her police orderly was killed during the incident which occurred on Monday along the Uyo-Okobo road which leads to Oron town.
Confirming the incident, chairman of Oron branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Torosco Eyene said the judge was kidnapped on her way back from a court sitting.
Members of the association have scheduled a meeting with the State Commissioner of Police and DSS on Wednesday, December 20, over the incident.
“Yes, the sitting Judge in Oron was kidnapped yesterday (Monday) on her way back to Uyo after court sitting. By tomorrow Wednesday, we are moving down to Uyo to meet with the commissioner of Police, Olatoye Durusinmi, and the DSS on the issue.”