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Gunmen Abduct Another Catholic Priest In Nsukka

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Yet to be identified gunmen have kidnapped a Catholic priest , Reveren Father Malachy Asadu has been reportedly kidnapped in Nsukka , Enugu State on Monday .


Fr . Asadu , priest of Nsukka Catholic Diocese was kidnapped along Imilike -Nsukka Road while he was said to be returning from a diocesan meeting held at Thereasa Cathedral , Nsukka .

The State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the clergyman.



Police spokesman , Ebere Amaraizu , who confirmed the kidnap incident on the telephone on Tuesday said that details of the priest ’ s abduction were still sketchy.


Amaraizu , however , said police operatives have since commenced a manhunt for the hoodlums with a view to securing the priest unhurt.


The kidnapping of Father Asadu had brought to nine , the number of Catholic priests kidnapped in Enugu State in eight months

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