By Nkasi Kolie
Again, gunmen on Wednesday, killed a vigilante from Ogwuaga, Abba, in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State.
A source from the area, who disclosed the incident to SECURITY REPORTER.com, said the deceased, a young man identified as Fidelis Nnadi, was said to have been gunned down by the hoodlums along Okwelle- Umuezealaibe road, while on an errand.
The source further revealed that the victim, whose wife recently gave birth to twins, left his village of Ogwuaga to Okwelle to buy some items and, on his way back, he ran into the gang who were said to be returning from an operation where they kidnapped a mother and her child.
According to the source, on sighting him, the gunmen quickly identified him as a local security agent and shot him at close range before fleeing from the scene.
The source said: “I spoke with the security commander and he said that he went to Okwele to buy things and on his way back, he was caught in the action.
“The kidnappers heading to Okigwe identified him as a security agent and shot him as they drove towards Okigwe. He said he is from Ogwuaga Abba.”
Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Mike Abattam, confirmed the incident and assured that the police were investigating the incident.

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