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Tragedy has broken up in Nkwerre Local Government area of Imo state as party agent whose name has not been ascertained was shot dead by some political thugs in the area.
It was gathered that the agent had engaged in an argument with some other party agent in one of the polling units.
The agent was reported to have left the polling unit before he was ambushed by political thugs who shot him to death.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed the incident saying, the police had started investigating the death.
“I can confirm that a party agent was shot dead at Nkwerre. We have swiftly responded and taken over the investigation process, “he said.