Police Arrests two Suspects in Connection with the Brutal Murder of Catholic priest

The Imo state police command has arrested two persons in connection with the kidnap and murder of a Catholic priest in the state, Reverend Father Cyriacus Onunkwo.

The deceased was kidnapped by gunmen on Friday September 1st, from his vehicle in Orlu town in Orlu Local Government Area in the state. His body was later discovered in a bush in Omuma Village, Oru East Local Government Area on Saturday, September 2nd.

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, who spoke with newsmen in the state government house yesterday, said the suspects are making reasonable confessions.

“The suspects are already making reasonable confession that can help police in further investigations,” he said.

Recall that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, earlier ordered the Imo state Commissioner of police, Chris Ezike, to arrest the killers of Rev Fr Cyriacus Onunkwo of the Orlu Catholic diocese.

 

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