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Catholic Priest Kidnapped in Delta

…N10m rasome demanded

By Austin Ogwuda, Asaba

 A Catholic Reverend Father based in Ibusa Delta State has been kidnapped.

The kidnapped Reverend Father whose name was given as Peter Chukwurah, the Parish Priest of Saint Monica’s Catholic Church Ibusa was allegedly kidnapped, Sunday night,  at about 9pm while driving into his compound.

Vanguard gathered that his abductors came with motorcycles and laid ambush for him and as he was driving in, the kidnappers accosted him by the gate and started shooting sporadically to scare people away from coming to his rescue.

Eyewitnesses told Vanguard that “his car was badly battered with blood stain all over it. They (abductors) took away the car along with him but the car fell into a ditch which made them to abandon it and fled on motorcycles .

Meanwhile, a woman was allegedly hacked to death by unknown persons in an uncompleted building in Ibusa, a few days ago, with her private parts chopped off.

Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Charles Muka confirmed the two incidents and said the command was investigating the incidents.

According to him “I  can confirm the incidents. The kidnappers as I speak, are demanding for N10m”, said the PPRO.




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