Oceanicnews reports that another Catholic priest, Reverend Father Malachy Asadu has been kidnapped in Nsukka, Enugu State.
Confirming the kidnap, the state police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu stated that the Rev Fr. Asadu who is a priest of Nsukka Catholic Diocese was reportedly kidnapped along Imilike-Nsukka road while returning from a diocesan meeting held at St Theresa Cathedral, Nsukka.
Stressing further, the spokesman on a telephone conversation said the incident happend on Tuesday and the police have since commenced a manhunt for the hoodlums with a view to securing the priest unhurt.
Amaraizu, however, said police operatives have since commenced a manhunt for the hoodlums with a view to securing the priest unhurt.
The case of Fr. Asadu brings to nine, the case of priest kidnapping in the last eight months in the state.