A kidnapped Catholic priest in Delta State, Rev. Fr. Jude Onyebadi, has been released.
The priest was kidnapped by suspected herdsmen on his farm along the Isele-Uku/Issele-Mkpetime Road in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of the state.
A source disclosed that Fr. Onyebadi was freed by his abductors around 7:30 pm on Tuesday.
He stated, “He was released on Tuesday evening and was immediately rushed to the hospital in Asaba for treatment.”
The source, however, could not confirm if any ransom was paid to secure his release.
When contacted, police spokesperson in the state, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the release of the priest.Add to favorites