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Abducted Pastor in Kaduna Found Dead

Posted: Mar 31, 2016 at 8:30 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


Juliet Oyoyo KADUNA


Reverend lliya Anto one of the three United Church of Christ in Nigeria pastors kidnapped along Kaduna- Abuja expressway, has been reported dead, Independent has gathered.

Anto who is HEKAN Vice President, was killed while the two other pastors regained their freedom after 10 days in the hands of their abductors.

The survivors are Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Dziggau and Rev. Yakubu Dzarma, the spokesman in charge of the Kaduna State Police Command confirmed Thursday.

The Police Public Relations Officer told Independent in a telephone interview that the police anti-kidnapping squad has been on the trail of the kidnappers who have been terrorizing people  on the Abuja-Kaduna road for a long time now.

He said the freed pastors are now receiving treatment in a hospital in Kaduna.

He called on the general public to give any useful information that could lead  to the arrest of those perpetrating the crimes.

The three pastors were kidnapped by yet to be gunmen at the proposed HEKAN Theological Seminary Permanent Site, along Kaduna-Abuja road on Monday, March 21, 2016.