Suspected killers of Imo state Catholic priest Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, have been arrested and must served with capital punishment
The kidnap and murder of the cleric came days after the Ozubulu church massacre that took place in Anambra state where many lost their life in that early morning church attack, can also report that the cleric was kidnapped by some gunmen in Orlu, Imo state in his car on Friday, September 1. Onunkwo was said to be returning home to organise the funeral of his father when he was abducted at gunpoint.
Following a manhunt, the priest’s body was discovered in a bush in Omuma village in Orlu east local government area of Imo state on Saturday, September 2.
Meanwhile still remember that St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu located in Ekusigo local government area of Anambra state was attacked on, Sunday, August 6 and several persons were reported killed by gunmen.
The attackers and their motive have not been established but security operatives are said to have swung into action as investigations have begun.