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Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Edo

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Gunmen have kidnapped a priest accountable for St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Ikabigbo neighborhood, Etsako West Native Authorities of Edo State, Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia. 

 

It was gathered that Odia, of the Catholic Diocese of Auchi, was getting ready for Mass on Sunday morning, June 26, when the gunmen stormed his residence and whisked him away to unknown vacation spot. 

 

In accordance Every day Belief that the neighborhood vigilante group are already combing the bush to rescue the priest.

 

A supply inside the neighborhood advised the publication that the gunmen had shot one the neighborhood boys looking for the priest.

 

He added that the sufferer was rushed to a hospital at Auchi however referred to Irrua specialist hospital for remedy. 

 

The normal ruler of the neighborhood, Bramah Alegeh, who confirmed the kidnapping, stated the police and the military in collaboration with native vigilante have been combing the bushes to rescue the priest.

 

 

 

 

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