27 C
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Home Crime Suspected herdsmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

Suspected herdsmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

Suspected herdsmen on Saturday evening abducted the Parish Priest of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Delta State, Rev. Fr. Jude Onyebadi.

The hoodlums also abducted three men from the priest’s farm in Issele-Uku, Aniocha local government area of the state.

The Catholic priest, who was also abducted in 2018, was taken into the bush by the criminals.

The Director of Communication, Catholic Diocese of Issele-Uku, Rev. Fr Charles Uganwan, confirmed the incident to journalists on Sunday.

He said the church had embarked on prayers for the release of the priest.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

#EndSARS protest: Abia Govt alerts of plans to raze markets in Aba

Abia State Government says it has uncovered plans by a group of hoodlums to hide under the guise of #EndSARS protest to raze markets in the...

Insecurity: Buhari ignores southern region , orders immediate deployment of personnel to Zamfara.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the security agencies to deploy to Zamfara State in order to halt the escalation of insecurity in the state. This...

Protests: PDP directs half-flown party’s flag nationwide

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed that its flag at all the party’s offices be flown at half-mast for a period of one...

Seven soldiers killed’ as troops get tricked by Boko Haram

At least seven soldiers have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Doska, Borno state, military sources have told TheCable.  The troops were said to...

Recent Comments

%d bloggers like this: