Missing Federal judge found in FCT satellite town


A Federal High Court judge , Idrissa Saleh, declared missing since Saturday, has been found at a filling station in Nyanya , a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory , Abuja. The FCT police spokesman , DSP Anjuguri Manzah , confirmed to our Correspondent that Saleh was found on Tuesday (today ). He said, “ The missing judge has been found; he was located at a filling station in Nyanya .” But Manzah could not ascertain if Saleh was found by the Police or his family members . The PUNCH had reported how the judge discharged himself from a hospital where he was undergoing treatment and went out in a taxi to an unknown location since Saturday. Saleh’s disappearance caused panic among his family members who reported the incident to the Police . A family member had said that the judge left the hospital where he was being treated without informing the management . He had said, “Justice Saleh was admitted in the hospital and he left in a taxi without disclosing his whereabouts to anyone . “Even the management of the hospital was not aware of his movement. “ I think he has a problem , which he didn ’t share with anyone , but the Police are treating it as a case of missing person and they are actively searching for him as we speak. ” The Commissioner of Police , Federal Capital Territory , Bala Ciroma , had said the matter was not considered a kidnap case .

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