A Federal High Court judge, Idrissa Saleh , has been declared missing after he went out in a taxi and did not return home since Saturday .
It was gathered that the worried family members of the judge reported the incident to the Police after Saleh failed to come back after allegedly discharging himself from a hospital at the Central Business District , Abuja .
A family member said the judge left the hospital where he was being treated for an undisclosed ailment without informing the management .
He 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 . ”
Our Correspondent learnt that the judge was not with his phone , making it difficult for investigators to track him down .
The Commissioner of Police , Federal Capital Territory , Bala Ciroma , confirmed the incident , noting that an investigation has been launched into the matter.
Asked if he believed the judge was kidnapped , he said it was too early to arrive at such conclusion .