ADVERTISEMENT

Gunmen kill Catholic priest, snatch car in Imo

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr.Jude Egbuom, was in the late hours of Monday, murdered by some unknown gunmen in Nkwerre local government area of Imo State.

The gunmen also made away with his car. The priest was shot alongside a co-occupant of the car.

ADVERTISEMENT

Our correspondent gathered that Fr. Egbuom was untill his untimely death, the priest in charge of St Patrick’s Catholic Parish, Amucha, in Njaba local government area of the state.

He hailed from Umuwala, a village in Nkwerre community.

ADVERTISEMENT

He was attacked around 8pm when he went to a barber’s salon along Anara -Nkwerre road in Nkwerre town to have a hair cut.

His killers were said to have been angered by his refusal to hand over his car keys to them after which they shot him together with the other victim.

The killers were said to have fled immediately after the incident.

A witness said the circumstances surrounding the killing of the priest indicated that it was a case of armed robbery.

When contacted, police spokesperson in the state, Andrew Enwerem, confirmed the killings.

He said the state police commissioner, Dasuki Galadanchi, had deployed tactical units of the command to the area to fish out the perpetrators.


Share this article

BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!! You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!

Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!! Don't Let It Threaten You!

To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!

Join us on


Send DTM to 4900 (MTN) or DTM to 655 (Etisalat) for regular updates and more

Share your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com Or use this form

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.