The Chairman of Ejemekwuru Customary Court in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, Nnaemeka Ugboma, was on Thursday murdered by Gunmen.
He was killed by gunmen who operated in motorcycles, while presiding a court session.
The incident brought the court sitting to an abrupt end as lawyers, court staff fled.
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The killing of was said to have caused panic in Ejemekwuru community as natives and residents of the community fled their homes.
According to a source ,”The jurist was a law graduate of 1991 set. He was killed in his court while sitting. His killers came with motorcycles. They came into the court, dragged him out and shot him dead and drove off.
“His corpse was there as people in court fled. The whole thing is confusing because nobody knew any reason while they killed him. He was from Nnebukwu community in Oguta LGA here.”
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