Three Catholic priests were attacked by armed robbers at the parish house of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Umualumaku, Ehime Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State.
According to The Vanguard, the attacked priests include the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Anthony Dieme, his curate, Rev. Fr. Christian Obioha and a resident priest, Rev. Fr. Innocent Obiukwu.
Rev. Fr. Obiukwu is residing in the parish after surviving onslaught from Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.
The Parish Priest Fr. Dieme who narrated the ordeal said that they lost valuables, including mobile phones, laptops, wrist watches and some cash.
He said the five-man gang gained entry into the chancery at 3 a.m., tied them up and demanded for N5 million.
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