Gunmen Kidnap Imo Catholic Priest (Photos)


Gunmen has kidnapped a Catholic priest in Imo State.

A priest with Okigwe Catholic Diocese in Imo State, Rev Fr Jude Maduka, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Friday, May 19 while preparing for Sunday’s eucharistic mass celebration.

According to a statement from the Catholic Diocese of Okigwe, Fr. Maduka who is the parish priest of Christ the King’s Parish, Ezinnachi/Ugwaku, Okigwe LGA of the state, was kidnapped from his New Adoration site at Ogii Village in Okigwe LGA while on inspection at the new site.

The state police command is yet to comment on this development.


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