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Kidnapped Catholic priest regains freedom, reunited with diocese of Nsukka



The Police Command in Enugu State said the abducted Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Malachy Asadu, serving under Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, has been released.

Rev Fr Asadu was abducted on Monday by unknown persons in Nsukka town.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the release said that the priest was released on Wednesday evening.

Amaraizu said that the priest had been reunited with the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka.

Amaraizu did not give further details on the release.

It is unclear whether ransom was paid for his freedom.