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Gunmen Abduct Catholic Bishop Moses Chikwe In Owerri

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Auxiliary Bishop, Most Reverend DR. Moses Chikwe, was abducted two days after Christmas, ONITSHA GRA is reporting. In the evening of the fateful day, the clergy was being conveyed in a private car along World Bank — Umuguma road, Owerri, when the car he was in was double crossed by fierce-looking armed men. He and his driver were whisked away in the same vehicle in which they drove. Though the car has been recovered, both men are yet to regain their freedom.

Meanwhile, the state police command has assured that everything possible to rescue the abductees is being done as the police unit, specially, created for such cases is on the trail of the criminals.

Before the incident, Dr. Moses Chikwe was the Auxiliary Bishop, Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, and was appointed by the pope of the Catholic church, Pope Francis.

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