Lawyers and judiciary workers in Imo suspended court sitting on Tuesday to protest against the kidnap of a lawyer Barr. Chima Awurum.
Awurum was kidnapped by gunmen last Friday Mbano/Etiti, Imo.
The memorandum read: the Office of the Chief Registrar, High Court of Imo State has declared that in solidarity with the Mbano/Etiti Branch of the NBA the High Courts and Magistrates Courts will not sit on Tuesday.’’
A litigant, Mr Kingsley Anyawu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that his case had lingered due to long adjournments and courts boycott.
Anyawu condemned the kidnap of the lawyer and appealed to security agencies to find lasting solution to insecurity in the state. (NAN)