chief magistrate of the Ehor Magistrates Court in Uhumwode Local Government Area of Edo State simply identified as Hasana has been reportedly kidnapped.
The magistrate was reportedly kidnapped at Obadan village, close to the defunct Ogbemudia Farms on the Benin-Auchi-Lokoja road.
Sources say that the magistrate was heading to the court for the day’s business when her vehicle ran into a road block by the kidnappers who went away with her and some other persons whose identities are still unknown.
Nigerian Pilot gathered that the magistrate first escaped an earlier attack in which her police orderly was shot.
Her driver, who drove her vehicle into the village later, came out after a while thinking the road was safer but ran into the kidnappers who whisked her away.
Meanwhile, no contact has been made to her family at press time, even as a police source confirmed the incident.
It was also gathered that the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has already directed the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, to ensure the immediate release of the abducted persons and the abductors arrested.

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