Tuesday, 19 July 2016

GUNMEN KIDNAP CHURCH PASTOR,FOUR ELDERS DURING SERVICE IN LOKOJA,..DEMAND N10M RANSOM



Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped a pastor with the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Prophet Lawal and four elders during a service in Lokoja.

Witnesses said the gunmen numbering about six stormed the church located around Old Poly Quarters while the service was on and abducted the pastor and the other elders of the church.

It was learnt that the kidnappers, who have opened communication with the families of the captives, are demanding N10 million ransom.

The Kogi State Police Commissioner, Mr Yakubu Usman, who confirmed the incident, said that the clergymen were abducted from a mountain top where they were having prayers and not from a church.

He said personnel from the Command were combing the bushes to secure the release of the clergymen.

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