Gunmen abduct Catholic Priests in Onitsha

Christmas celebration was cut short at a Catholic Church in Onitsha, when unknown gunmen abducted two of their priests while coming from Onitsha to prepare for the visit of a Cardinal in the town.

The priests, whose names are yet to be disclosed are said to be clergymen in charge of St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, Umueze Anam were kidnapped at Nneyi village, Umuleri area on their way to Umueze Anam.

The incident was confirmed by the Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Haruna Muhammed in a press statement said that at about 7: 25pm on Monday, a patrol team attached to Otuocha Division recovered a light grey Toyota Corolla Car with REG NO FST 689 FL.

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He however said a preliminary investigation revealed that the car belonged to a one of the Reverend Fathers who was kidnapped.

The police spokesperson revealed that the case is under investigation and efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and bring the perpetrators to Justice.

Source: ChannelsTV


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