Reverend Father kidnapped in kogi state.

A priest in the Roman Catholic Church,Rev. Father Innocent Umor, has been kidnapped in Kogi State.

The victim, who oversees Ikanepo
Parish, Ankpa Local Government Area,
Idah Diocese of Kogi State, was kidnapped on Monday, according to another Catholic priest, who identified
himself simply as Rev Father Hyacinth, while speaking to journalists.

He stated that the suspected kidnappers, numbering about five,
stormed the parish at about 2.10am, on
Monday with guns and took the victim
to an unknown place. Hyacinth said the kidnappers, after
several hours after the abduction,
called the Bishop of the Diocese, Bishop Anthony Adaji, with the victim’s cell phone, and demanded N4m ransom.

Commissioner of Police, Kogi State
Command, Mr Samuel Ogunjemilusi, confirmed the abduction.

He said the incident was reported to
him by his officers at the victim’s area
as well as from the Bishop of the
Diocese.

-Punch
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