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Catholic Priest Kidnapped and Killed In Imo State

Imo State police command has confirmed that Reverend father Cyriacus Onunkwo was kidnapped from his vehicle in Orlu town in Orlu area of the state on Friday morning by unknown gunmen.

The Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike said a body was discovered in a bush in Omuma Village in Orlu East Local Government Area on Saturday and, sadly, the corpse has been positively identified as that of Reverend father Onunkwo.

Police say the late cleric’s car was discovered intact, with nothing removed from it. Neither did the body bear any gunshot or stab wounds, leading to speculations that he may have been strangled.

Investigation has commenced to unveil those behind the dastardly act.