Sharia Court judge flown abroad for gunshot wounds

8 years ago by: Paddy Hayes
-- (m) at 12-10-2011 05:13AM

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By Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin

The Judge of Kwara State Shari’a Court of Appeal, who was attacked by some gunmen penultimate Sunday, Justice Solihu Muhammed, will be flown abroad today for further treatment.
The judge has been receiving treatment at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital following the attack.
It was learnt that Justice Muhammed on Monday evening left Ilorin for Abuja to get a visa for his travel.
He was said to have been flown to Abuja in a chartered aircraft provided by a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Sharia Appeal Court judge was reportedly accompanied to Abuja by his wife, Iyabo, and son, Sulaiman.
The Chief Registrar of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Ilorin, Alhaji Abdulateef Kamaldeen, confirmed the development.
He said the Kwara State Government took care of the expenses.
Kamaldeen said Justice Muhammed’s condition was stable as at the time he left Ilorin on Monday.
He added: “The Grand Khadi, Justice Idris Haroon; and the Chief Registrar, Alhaji Abdulateef Kamaldeen accompanied Justice Muhammed from the UITH to Ilorin International Airport on Monday.”

via The Nation