Unknown gunmen around Oronegbe/Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State has kidnapped four Catholic priests
Although some eyewitness accounts report that the four priests were abducted by suspected Fulani Herdsmen, the police insist the identity of those behind the abduction are still unknown.
The Public Relations Officer of the Delta State Police Command, Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the incident to Channels on Wednesday.
The priests were said to be on their way from an annual class meeting in Warri, Delta State to Ekpoma in Edo State, where they were reportedly waylaid and whisked to an unknown location by the arms-wielding hoodlums.
The Delta and Edo State Police, have, however, said they are doing everything necessary to ensure the victims are rescued.