Sunday, 1 October 2017

Latest - Abducted catholic priest now regains freedom

The Parish Priest of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Iddo 2, Okpella of Auchi Diocese, Fr. Lawrence Adorolo, who was abducted by unknown gunmen, has regained his freedom.

Spokesman of the Edo State Police Command, DSP Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the release of the Priest to journalists in Benin, said he was released unhurt and without payment of ransom, adding that the police was on the trail of the kidnappers.

Fr. Adorolo was abducted along Auchi-Okene highway at about 6 pm last Wednesday, while returning from Igarra in Akoko-Edo local government area of the State.
Sources said Fr. Adorolo was seen at about 10 pm in a community 5 kilometers away from Auchi the headquarters of Estako West local government area.
He was said to have told the people that he trekked for long hours from where his abductors dumped him.
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