A Catholic priest named Luka Yakusak, was abducted in Anchuna village, Zangon Kataf LGA, Kaduna state on Monday at about 8pm.
The bandits were said to have stormed the town and shot sporadically before eventually heading to the official residence of the Catholic priest.
The priest is in charge of St Matthew’s Catholic Church in the community.
The cable reported that Luka Binniyat, spokesman of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), confirmed the abduction incident.
Yes, I can confirm that a Catholic priest in Achuna, Bishop Kukah’s village was abducted on Monday at about 8pm.
“This is not the first time gunmen are attacking the community, you recall that some years back, the traditional ruler of Ikulu chiefdom, who is Bishop Kukah’s brother was abducted.
“These persistent attacks and killings in the southern Kaduna communities, especially in Zangon Kataf LGA, and the seeming inability of security agencies to stop the attacks have made our people helpless,” Binniyat said.
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