Some gunmen, yesterday, shot and killed a Catholic priest, Rev Fr Jude Egbuom and made away with his vehicle in Imo State.
The late Rev Father was said to be in charge of St Patrick’s Catholic Parish, Amucha in Njaba local government area of the state.
Father Egbuom was said to have been attacked in Nkwere by his assailants where he went for a haircut.
Unknown to him, men of the underworld were laying siege to perpetrate evil plot against him.
The gunmen were said to have engaged the priest in a struggle to dispossess him of his vehicle, when the hoodlums angrily shot him severally which resulted to the death of the Priest.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Andrew Enwerem, confirmed the incident and stressed that the State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galandachi had sent men of the Tactical Unit to the scene of the crime, so as to unravel the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident.