Judge Abducted In Edo Regains Freedom
Nigerian police operatives/Photo: AFP

Justice Abdul Dogo of the Federal High Court in Ondo State, kidnapped on Tuesday at Ibilo, Edo state, has been rescued.

Concise News reports that police source confirmed that Justice Dogo was rescued in the early hours of Saturday by operatives of the Inspector General of Police intelligence response team.

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It was learned that Justice Dogo was released from a forest behind the Federal College of Education in Itape, Kogi state.

But it was not confirmed if the gunmen, who had demanded a 50 million naira ransom, were paid.

The Judge was abducted along with his driver at the Ibilo/Isua Akoko axis, a border area between Ondo and Edo, on their way from Abuja to Akure.