Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest, 3 Others

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By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warrior
Gunmen late Tuesday night kidnapped a Catholic Priest, Very. Rev.Fr. Emmanuel Obadjere with three others on their way to Ekpoma, Edo State, AUTHENTIC News Daily reports.
The priest is in charge of St. Williams Catholic Church, Orerokpe, Okpe Local Government Area in Delta State.
It was learnt that the kidnappers had established contacts with the Catholic Church as well as the families of the victims.
It is not clear if the kidnappers are demanding for ransom but at the time of filing this report, the whereabouts of the priest and the three others is still unknown.
Contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the report.
CP Mustafa said the Police is working hard to rescue the kidnapped priest and the  others.
He said one was arrested within the area of incident .
According to CP Mustafa, “The kidnappers have started calling but you know we don’t encourage paying ransom. But definitely will ensure their release.”

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