By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Reports reaching AUTHENTIC News Daily desk says the presiding Priest of St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Orhoakpor Community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State has died after he was allegedly attacked and beaten seriously by suspected armed robbers at his residence within the church’s premises.
It was learnt that the suspected armed robbers allegedly burgled into the priest’s apartment and attacked his family.
In the process,the suspected armed robbers stole unspecified amount of money and carted away television set and other personal belongings before beating the Cleric seriously.
The demise of the priest has left members of the church in a mourning state.
A prominent priest of the Anglican Communion in the area who craved anonymity with AUTHENTIC News Daily confirmed the report but refused to disclosed the name of the deceased cleric.
“Bad boys went to his house. Stole television, money and beat him. After sometime, he passed on.”
The Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka is yet to confirm the report for over twenty four hours when Our Correspondent contacted him for comments on the matter.
On Tuesday morning in a chat with Our Correspondent, DSP Aniamaka said, “I will meet the DPO this morning so that he respond. Once he does that, I will get back to you. Am sorry Ok?