Some unknown gunmen, on Monday, abducted the President of the Taraba State Customary Court, Justice Donatus Shidda.
The judge was kidnapped in Jalingo, the state capital, by the gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, David Misal, said investigation had already commenced.
Misal added that the police would ensure the rescue of the judge from his abbdutors. The police spokesman urged residents of the state to remain calm and peaceful.