Four Kidnapped Catholic Sisters Regain Freedom

Written by on August 24, 2022

The four catholic sisters abducted on Sunday at Umulolo community along Okigwe-Enugu Expressway in Imo State have been released. 

The sisters identified as Johannes Nwodo, Christabel Echemazu, Liberata Mbamalu, and Benita Agu were said to be on the way to a morning mass when they were kidnapped.

Imo State police spokesman, Michael Abattam who on Wednesday, confirmed their release, said: “The four reverend sisters have been freed. They were released yesterday”.

According to him, the hostages were released “unhurt”, but he refused to reveal if a ransom was paid.

Also, confirming the release of the sisters to the press in Owerri was the  Secretary-General of Sisters of Jesus The Saviour (Generalate), Zita Ihedoro,

The abduction of the Catholic sisters was the latest attack n the southeast where separatist tensions are on the rise.

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