Unidentified gunmen kidnaps another priest, Rev. Fr. Arinze Madu

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Barely two months after two Catholic priests of Enugu Diocese were kidnapped and killed, another priest, Rev. Fr. Arinze Madu, has been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.

Magic FM reliably gathered that Fr. Madu, a Vice Rector at the Queen of Apostle Spiritual Year Seminary, Imezi-Owa in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was kidnapped at the gate of the institution on Monday.

The Director of Communication, Enugu Catholic Diocese, Rev. Fr. Benjamin Achi, has confirmed the incident.

Fr. Achi, who spoke to our Correspondent on the telephone, described the incident as “terrifying”.

Meanwhile, the state Police Command through its Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu has confirmed the kidnap incident.