The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ughelli chapter in Delta state has been assassinated. Austin Icheghe was killed yesterday April 16th in front of his home.
According to his niece, Egunor Uviesa, who spoke with NAN, unknown gunmen shot the deceased as he was coming down from his car in front of his home at about 9pm yesterday.
“As soon as he came down from his vehicle, they accosted him and shot him on the head. He was immediately rushed to a private clinic in Ughelli where he was confirmed dead”
Delta state police spokesperson, Celestina Kalu confirmed his murder to NAN via a text message “Yes sir, he was murdered by unknown gunmen last night’
Austin Icheghe is photoed with his young family above