Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Judge During Court Session In Imo State
Gunmen have shot dead the presiding President of Ejemekwuru Customary Court in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, Nnaemeka Ugboma. The gunmen ambushed the court president, dragged him out of the court room while the Court was in session and shot him dead at a close range. Information indicates that the gunmen, who came on motorbikes, shot sporadically as the people fled the scene.
The killing of the jurist resulted in a pandemonium as litigants, court staff and even residents fled in different directions. A source said the slain magistrate was a law graduate of the 1991 set and hailed from Nnebukwu community in the Oguta Local Government Area of the state.