Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest, Seminarian, Demand N50m Ransom

By Daily Report Nigeria
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A Catholic Priest identified as Reverend Father Chinedu has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.

Rev. Father Chinedu was abducted along the Umunneochi axis of the Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway.

The victim is said to be the Deputy Registrar of a private university located in Umunneochi local government area of the state.

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Fr. Chinedu was abducted alongside a seminarian on their way to Enugu State.

Unconfirmed reports say that the kidnappers have contacted the school to demand for a N50m ransom.

The Catholic cleric was said to have escaped being kidnapped a few days ago on the same road.

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However, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Geoffrey Ogbonna was yet to confirm the incident as of press time.

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