Armed men kidnap two shepherds from the Delta

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020, Under: News

Armed men kidnap two shepherds from the Delta

Unidentified gunmen abducted two pastors and a church member in the South Aniocha metro area in Delta State.

The PUNCH established that three victims were abducted Thursday from a building along the Ubulu-Unor / Ogwashi-Uku road.

A community source told our reporter that the kidnapped Pastor Paul Okozy and another recently seconded pastor and church member, Mr. Obi Diei, have come to inspect the ongoing church construction project. when they were kidnapped.

A source said: “Two pastors with some church members went to the construction site when the incident occurred.

“The kidnappers were armed and ready to fight any obstacle.

“One of the church members who miraculously managed to escape ran into the city and informed everyone about the development of events.”

At the time of writing this report, the source said there was no contact with family members.

When contacted, the state’s public relations officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoya, confirmed this, stating that only one pastor had been kidnapped.

He said, “Only one pastor has been kidnapped. They went to buy land or something like that when he was kidnapped.

“The police are monitoring the situation to rescue the victim and then arrest the suspects. There is no information yet whether the abductors have made contact. “