Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a vigilante member in Abaji, Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Saturday, a report has revealed.
The gunmen also abducted an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), according to the Punch.
The publication reported that the armed men were said to have invaded the community in their numbers and attacked a DSS outpost in the area.
In the process of the exchange of gunfire between the gunmen and the DSS personnel, the former then kidnapped a DSS operative, it added.
It is, however, not clear whether any ransom had been demanded to secure the release of the abducted officer.
Peter Afunanya, the DSS spokesperson, had not issued a statement on the incident as of the time of filing this report.