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Gunmen Kidnapped 2 Catholic Priests in Edo

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The Spokesperson of the Edo State Police Command, SP Chidi Nwanbuzor, has confirmed the kidnapping of two Catholic priests in a statement on Sunday, July 3.



Reports have it that some gunmen abducted the two Catholic priests identified as Rev. Father Peter Udo of St Patrick’s Catholic church Uromi in Esan North East and Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of St Joseph retreat center Ugboha in Esan South East local government area of Edo State.

The Priests were kidnapped between Ehor and Iruekpen along the Benin-Ekpoma Expressway on Saturday, July 2.

It was gathered that the two clergymen had attended a programme in Benin city and were returning to base when their vehicle ran into the gunmen.

The Gunmen were said to have fired several gun shots into the air which forced the car to stop. The priests were forced into the bush.



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