Bandits kill Catholic Priest, seize another in Katsina

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Bandits have killed a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Bello and seized Rev. Fr. Joe Keke  from St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malumfashi, Katsina state.

A parishioner, who simply identified himself as Dominic said the armed men struck around 11pm on Thursday, shooting their way to where their targets were.

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Bello reportedly resisted abduction but the armed men overpowered him and took him away alongside an elderly priest identified as Rev Father Joe Keke.

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Bello’s corpse was found Friday morning.

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