Gunmen Abduct And Kill Lawyer In Anambra
Tragedy Strikes as Gunmen Kill Lawyer in Anambra State
In a heart-wrenching incident, Jude Oguejiofor, a lawyer hailing from the Orsumogu community in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, has fallen victim to a brutal attack by unknown gunmen. The Nigerian Tribune reported that Oguejiofor, accompanied by his younger brother, a medical doctor, was abducted in a horrifying turn of events.
While the younger brother was eventually released by the assailants, Jude Oguejiofor faced a grim fate, losing his life to the hands of the gunmen. The incident unfolded when the legal practitioner visited his elderly parents at home, marking a visit that tragically turned fatal.
Sources disclosed to the publication that Oguejiofor’s abduction occurred during his visit to his parents, leading to an unimaginable sequence of events. The gunmen, after releasing his brother, made allegations against Jude Oguejiofor, claiming he had been submitting petitions to the Anambra State government regarding their activities.
The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, revealed that the abductors vowed to keep Oguejiofor in custody until they concluded their investigations. Tragically, they later contacted the family, delivering the devastating news that the legal practitioner had been killed.
The impact of this shocking incident extended beyond the immediate tragedy, as Barr Jude Oguejiofor’s father, upon hearing the news on Sunday, February 11, collapsed and passed away. The ripple effect of this loss has left the community mourning the untimely death of a legal professional and the heartbreaking circumstances surrounding it.
As investigations unfold into this appalling crime, the local community and the legal fraternity grapple with the loss of Jude Oguejiofor, highlighting the pressing need for security measures to safeguard the lives of citizens in Anambra State.
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