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Suspected herdsmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

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Suspected herdsmen on Saturday evening abducted the Parish Priest of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Delta State, Rev. Fr. Jude Onyebadi.

The hoodlums also abducted three men from the priest’s farm in Issele-Uku, Aniocha local government area of the state.

The Catholic priest, who was also abducted in 2018, was taken into the bush by the criminals.

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The Director of Communication, Catholic Diocese of Issele-Uku, Rev. Fr Charles Uganwan, confirmed the incident to journalists on Sunday.

He said the church had embarked on prayers for the release of the priest.

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