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Gunmen abduct 2 Catholic Priests in Delta

Gunmen have kidnapped two Catholic Priests at the Agbara-Otor Area of Ugheli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Command, in a statement, said the kidnappers abducted Reverend Father Chochos Kunav and Reverend Father Raphael Ogigba on Sunday while they were on their way to Ugheli.

According to the Police, operatives have been dispatched to trail the kidnappers.

The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright said the Command was doing its best to ensure the abducted priests are released unharmed.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Tony Okerafor