Police confirms kidnap of four Clergymen.
Four Catholic Reverend Fathers have been confirmed by the police to have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen around Umutu/Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
Contrary to sources claiming that the four priests were abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen, the Police maintained that the identity of those behind the abduction could not be ascertained.
The priests, who were said to be in a convoy on their way to Benin from Warri, Delta state capital, were said to have been waylaid by the gun Wielding assailants and reportedly whisked to an unknown location.
The state commissioner of Police, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa, who confirmed the abduction to journalists on Wednesday, expressed confidence that the kidnapped priests would be rescued soonest.
Vehicles conveying the priests had been rescued by the team of anti kidnapping policemen drafted from Delta and Edo states.