A Catholic priest identified as Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen at the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.
Findings show that the priest, who is in charge of St Michael’s Catholic Parish in Umuekebi, was kidnapped on Thursday night.
It was gathered that the priest was abducted alongside one other man identified as Uchenna Newman at Orieama Junction at about 8:00 pm.
According to reports, the gunmen had robbed shop owners at the junction before leaving the scene with the victims to an unknown destination.
The Imo state police Public Relations Officer, Henry Okoye, is yet to comment on the incident as of the time of filing this report.