Unidentified gunmen kidnap popular Catholic priest in Imo
A group of gunmen, who are yet to be identified have abducted a well known Catholic Priest, Rev. Prof. Izu Marcell Onyeocha at Ihube Community in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State.
It was gathered that the gunmen invaded the community in the early hours of Sunday, shot sporadically, before whisking the priest to an unknown destination.
Prof Onyeocha, a native of Avuvu Community in Ikeduru Local Government Area of the state, is also a lecturer at Imo State University in Owerri.
SP Orlando Godson Ikeokwu, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, when contacted, told a correspondent that some members of the community were in the station to report the incident.
According to him, “it’s just now that some members of the community came to the station in that regard.
“I will get back to you after hearing them out”, Orlando said.
Recall that the state in recent times, have witnessed a lot of insecurity problems.
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