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Kidnapped Imo Catholic Free

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Father Marcel Izu-Onyeocha of the Catholic Priest of Mother Theresa of Golgotha in Owerri, Imo State capital, who was kidnapped on Sunday has been freed by his abductors.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Orlando Godson Ikeowku confirmed his release to newsmen in Owerri on Monday.

Orlando said the priest was abducted by suspected herdsmen while returning to Imo from Enugu State, was freed in the early hours of Monday.

He stated that the priest was released unhurt, however, it was unclear whether ransom was paid prior to the release.

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