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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Police arrest six over kidnap, killing of Catholic priest, Fr. Onunkwo

The Police in Imo State has confirmed the arrested of some six suspects over the kidnapping and killing of Reverend Father Cyriacus Onunkwo barely a week after, including a Police Corporal, reports ITRealms.

The Imo State police command, ITRealms reports, Friday afternoon paraded five suspected kidnappers and killers of Father Cyriacus Onunkwo. 

ITRealms recalls that the deceased was kidnapped on Friday, September 1st in Orlu Local Government Area in the state and his body was later discovered in a bush in Omuma Village, Oru East Local Government Area on Saturday, September 2, 2017.  
According to the Police, “the suspects have confessed to the crime. One of them is a Police Corporal. They said he died out of suffocation, given that they cello-taped his mouth and nose. Six of them were arrested. First person was arrested at Control Post, Owerrı. Another was arrested at Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt.”

The Police noted that the ring leader is from Ukwu-Ukwa village, Azia in Anambra State. One is from Okwelle, Onuimo LGA, Imo State. One is from Obowo and others are from other neighboring States. They were tracked through Father's phone number. 

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