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Police begin search for abducted Archbishop

07 September 2013, 15:00

Port Harcourt - The Police Command in Rivers said on Saturday that its detectives had commenced search for Bishop Ignatius Kattey, Archbishop of Niger Delta North of the Anglican Communion.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP. Angela Agabe, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that Kattey was abducted with his wife, Beatrice, on Sept. 6.

Agabe said the bishop and his wife were abducted at 10.30 p.m at Eleme, in Eleme Local Government, on their way to Port Harcourt.

She said the kidnappers abandoned the wife in her husband’s car and fled with the bishop into the bush.

"As we speak, detectives and our Anti-kidnap Unit are on top of the case, they have commenced serious search to free the bishop unharmed.

"No group has claimed responsibility and no ransom demand has been made,’’ she said.

Agabe urged the people to give police useful information that would assist it fight crime in the state.



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