domenica 26 giugno 2022

Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest In Edo

(Aina Ojonugwa - TheWill)
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a Catholic priest, Rev. Father Osia, in Ikabigbo community, Etsako West local government of Edo State. The priest was said to be preparing for Sunday Mass, when the gunmen stormed his residence and whisked him away. A source within the community, said local vigilante group are already combing the bush to rescue the priest. He said the gunmen had shot one the community boys searching for the reverend father, adding that the victim was rushed to a hospital at Auchi, but referred to Irrua specialist hospital for treatment. The traditional rulers of the community, Bramah Alegeh, who confirmed the incident, said efforts were ongoing to get the priest released. (...)