Bandits kidnapped parish priest, 3 others in Kafur, Katsina

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Bandits attacked Mai Kanbu Catholic Church Parish in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State in the early hours of Wednesday, and kidnapped the Parish Priest along with three other persons from the parish.

According to Vanguard, the assailants who were in large number sneaked into the parish quietly and started shooting sporadically. They eventually succeeded in going away with the victims.

Apart from the Mai Kanbu Parish Priest, Father Stephen Ojapah, another priest identified as Fr. Oliver was also kidnapped by the terrorists, the source said.

When Vanguard got in touch with the spokesman of the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah to confirm the report, he said:

“I am yet to receive this report. When I receive the details and it is true, I will get back to you.”

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