Renowned lawyer and human rights activist Horrace Egbon Dafiogho and his junior colleague identified as Sam Ekwajor were killed in Delta on Thursday, March 27.
The lawyers were shot dead on their way to Ozoro where they were supposed to defend suspects in a kidnap case involving a prominent politician in Delta.
At the time of filling this report, the circumstance surrounding the killing are still unclear.
However, it was gathered that the incident has led to shock and panic among legal practitioners in the state.
Furthermore, prior to his death on Thursday Dafiogho had raised the alarm over threat on his life.