Information reaching EJESGIST NEWS is that Four Catholic Reverend Fathers have been abducted by unidentified gunmen around Umutu/Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
EJESGIST NEWS gathered that the priests were on their way to Ekpoma, Edo State, from Warri, Delta State, in a convoy on Tuesday when they were attacked by unidentified gunmen and whisked away.
The priests were travelling in a convoy of four vehicles, but the assailants could only overrun two of the cars, ordering the four priests out.
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Delta State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the abduction but said the kidnappers were not herdsmen as first suspected.