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Gunmen reportedly kidnap Catholic priest in Abia




Armed males suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly kidnapped Rev Fr Godfrey Mark Chimezie of St Theresa Catholic Church, Umuahia, the Abia State capital.

The Catholic priest was mentioned to have been kidnapped alongside Enyiukwu Street in Ohokobe Afaraukwu group, Ibeku, Umuahia North Native Authorities Space of the state.

Based on stories making the rounds, Chimezie, who hails from Enugu State was intercepted by the abductors shortly after he concluded a morning mass at St Gabriel, Okpururie on Wednesday morning.

He was compelled out of his Toyota Corolla into their jeep they usually sped away to an unknown vacation spot.

Nonetheless, when contacted by DAILY POST, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna mentioned the incident has not been reported to the command.

Based on the PPRO, “No such report with the police. Advise your contact particular person to report the incident on the police station, please”.

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