Unknown gunmen have abducted a Shariah Court judge, Alkali Hussaini Sama’ila in Bauren Zakka village in Safana Local government area of Katsina State.
A source in the area said Alkali Hussaini Sama’ila was kidnapped around 2 pm when he went to the market which happens to be market day.
The source said the Judge was newly transferred to the area.
The bandits had sometimes ago attacked the court following a judgment delivered by the then judge and that which didn’t go down well with them hence their resolve to launch an attack on the court.
“The then development informed the decision to relocate the court to Safana town
“Unfortunately and as God would have it, the Shariah Court Judge went to the market in the area leading to his abduction,” the source said.
The Katsina State Police Command is yet to issue any official statement on the matter.