Sunday, September 15, 2013

Kidnapped Anglican Bishop Kattey Regains Freedom

From Nigeria-

The kidnapped Dean of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and Archbishop of the Province of Niger Delta, Most Rev. Ignatius Kattey, has regained freedom after a week in captivity.

Kattey, who was abducted alongside his wife, Beatrice, on Friday, September 6, along Aleto-Eleme in Eleme Local Government Area of River State, was freed last night at Eleme.

The kidnappers had earlier abandoned his wife   before escaping into the bush with the cleric
His release by his abductors was confirmed by the Public Relations Officer of the state  Police Command, DSP Angela Agabe, last night. While details of his release remained sketchy when filling this report last night , it could not also be confirmed if any ransom was paid.

The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) had earlier in the day expressed dissatisfaction with the police handling of the matter.  The position of the church was made known by the  Archdeacon, Eleme Archdeaconry of the Church, Ven. Israel Omoisioni, while speaking on a live radio phone-in programme monitored in Port Harcourt.

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