Magistrate Gunned Down During Court Session In Imo
Chairman of a Customary Court in Imo State, South-east Nigeria has been killed by gunmen.
The incident happened on Thursday.
According to reports, the judge, Nnaemeka Ugboma, was shot dead by gunmen who arrived on a motorcycle while he was presiding over a court session.
The attack brought the court session to an end as lawyers, court staff and litigants fled the scene.
“They (gunmen) came into the court, dragged him out and shot him dead and drove off. His corpse was there as people in court fled,” an unnamed source was quoted as saying.
Until his death, the victim was the Chairman of Customary Court Agwa, Oguta Local Government Area, Imo State.