Reverend Father Onyeocha
By Chinonso Alozie
The Catholic Priest and lecturer with the Imo State University, IMSU, Reverend Father Izu Marcel Onyeocha, who was kidnapped last Sunday has been freed by his captors.
Vanguard in Owerri, learnt that Reverend Father Onyeocha was freed early hours of Monday, after spending a night in the den of his kidnappers.
Vanguard had reported that the Catholic priest was kidnapped around Ihube in Okigwe local government area of Imo state, as he was traveling from Owerri to Enugu state.
The incident came few months after, auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Owerri Archdiocese, Bishop Moses Chikwe, was kidnapped and released by his abductors.
Reverend Father Onyeocha’s kidnap was said to have happened around 08:15 pm, on Sunday at Ihube community in Okigwe local government area of Imo state. A close source who confirmed it to Vanguard said that Reverend Onyeocha, is a Claretian priest.
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