An Ikeja High Court was thrown into confusion after an unnamed witness slumped and died just before testifying in a land case.

The incident happened on Thursday in case presided over by Justice O.A. Olayinka.

It was gathered that the witness started coughing and gasping just before the case was called for trial.

 He was later rushed out of the court room after he started vomiting blood

He collapsed on the corridors of the courtroom and a medical team came in an ambulance to take the body away.

His lawyer informed Justice Olayinka of his client’s death and she immediately stopped proceedings for the day.