A Catholic priest, Izu Marcell Onyeocha, was kidnapped by gunmen in Imo state.
The priest is claimed to have been kidnapped on Sunday at round 7:00 am within the Ihube parish within the Okigwe authorities district of Imo state alongside Enugu-Port Harcourt Specific Street.
The sufferer, a lecturer within the humanities college at Imo State College, is from the Avuru neighborhood within the Ikeduru council space.
He’s mentioned to have been on his approach from Enugu to Owerri when the incident occurred.
In accordance with a resident of Okigwe Metropolis, the clergyman was driving when the armed males spoke to him.
The armed males are mentioned to have shot indiscriminately within the air to pressure him to cease.
It was not clear whether or not the clergyman was driving alone, however one resident mentioned, “The abductors sporadically shot into the air to discourage different highway customers on the website of the operation. You drove the clergyman in his automobile on the scene of the incident. “