Popular Catholic priest reportedly assassinated in Imo
Unknown gunmen have killed Rev. Fr Jude Egbom, of St. Patrick’s Parish, Amuchu of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo State.
Fr. Egbom, DAILY POST gathered was assassinated while having his haircut in his hometown.
A resident of the community, Ikem Obioma, said, “Fr Jude Egbom, who visited his hometown, Umuwala during the weekend, decided to have a haircut at Nkwerre, not knowing that the heavy hands of death were already at hand.
“Fr Egbom, who was with his junior seminarian was shot severally at the chest by the unknown gunmen at the hair salon to the extent that stray bullet hit one of those running for dear lives, and the seminarian was heavily wounded.”
Meanwhile, a text message to the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, a Superintendent of Police, was not replied to at the time of this report.