Published On: Sat, Jan 1st, 2022

Delta Police, Vigilante Declare Manhunt For Abductors Of Pastor, Killers Of His Wife In Abraka

LAGOS JANUARY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Operatives of the Delta State Police Command alongside members of  local  vigilante  have declared manhunt for gunmen who abducted a pastor after killing his wife in Abraka, Ethiope-East local government of Delta State.

Urhobotoday equally learnt that the Pastor’s wife sister who is currently hospitalized is in critical condition as a result of gunshot she received during the attack.

Prophet Jay Jay Enejeta,  the General Overseer of Faith Fasting and Prayer Ministry in the university town, was whisked away by the hoodlums during the operation which left his wife, Faith dead.

Community sources said the incident happened on Thursday night while the cleric was on his way home in company is his wife on his Lexus SUV.

The gunmen opened fire on his vehicle as he was approaching home.

Bullets were said to have shattered the front passenger right side front door window glass of his car and hit the wife on her neck and head.

According to sources, the cleric was abducted by the gunmen, while his wife died on the spot.

Her corpse was deposited in a morgue in the university community.

It could not be ascertained if the cleric was hit by bullet, but the path the criminals carried him through was littered with blood.

Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Edafe Bright, confirmed the incident on Friday in Asaba.

Edafe said security operatives alongside local vigilante members have intensified search for the cleric.

Reacting, president of Oruarivie-Abraka Youth Council, Efe Don Kigho said he was shocked by the news of the incident.

“I was told the wife was shot dead in the process and his sister is currently hospitalized in critical condition as a result of gunshot,” he said.

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