Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Judge Inside Court

Unknown gunmen has abducted a judge at a Sharia Court in Bauren Zakat village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday, Daily Trust reports. It was gathered that, the court was just relocated to Safana shortly before the JUSUN embarked on strike due to security reasons.

One of the witness confirmed that the unknown gunmen broke into the court around 3pm on Tuesday and abducted the judge identified as Alhaji Husaini Sama’ila.

As at the time of filling this report, the reason why the judge was in court during the industrial action embarked upon by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) was not made known.

Recall that, JUSUN had embarked on a strike since April 6th, demanding compliance with the provisions of sections 81(3), 121(3) and 162(9) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) on financial autonomy of the judicial arm of government at the state level.

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