Gunmen on Wednesday morning shot dead a vigilance member in Abba in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State.
The victim, Fidelis Nnadi, was said to have been gunned down by the hoodlums along Okwelle- Umuezealaibe road.
He was said to have left his village Ogwuaga to Okwelle to buy some items when he was spotted by a gang of gunmen passing by the road.
It was gathered that the gunmen had kidnapped a mother and child elsewhere and were passing through the community when they ran into him.
They were said to have identified him as a security agent and shot him at close range immediately.