Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest In Kogi


Gunmen have abducted Rev. Fr. Christopher Onotu, the parish priest of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Obangede, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The Gunmen invaded the church at about 9pm on Saturday June 4, entered the priest’s bedroom through the window and whisked him away to unknown destination.

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It was gathered that members of the church found out about the incident on Sunday morning when they arrived for the first mass.

A member of the Church told Tribune Online that the abductors went away with the priest’s car.

“They dropped his two phones but went with the sim cards. The activities of gunmen in the central senatorial district of the state have had residents panicking for the last few weeks.” the source said.


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