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Police Arrest ‘Killers’ Of Popular Catholic Priest In Enugu

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Rev. Paul Offu

Operatives of the Enugu state Police command have apprehended some suspected killers of the Enugu State Catholic priest, Rev Fr Paul Offu.

Naija News understands that the state Commissioner of Police, Sulieman Balarabe, confirmed the arrest to newsmen in Enugu, on Saturday, August 3.

Balarabe said that some suspects have already been arrested and are currently in the hands of the Police in the state.

The Police commissioner said this while giving an update on the death of Offu who was killed along the-Agbudu Road in Awgu Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night.

Naija News understands that his killing came barely five months after Rev Fr Clement Ugwu, the parish priest of St Mark Catholic Church, Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state was also murdered in cold blood.

As part of the reactions to Offu’s death, Catholic Priests have in their large numbers taken to the street of Enugu to protest the killings allegedly targetted at them.

In the protest, the Priests called on the government to protect life and property in the state.

Source: Naija News

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