Published On: Mon, Jul 8th, 2024

Gunmen Kidnap Juju Priestess, 11 Others While Worshiping River Goddess In Urhobo Community


LAGOS JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gunmen on Saturday abducted a chief priestess simply identified as Mrs Kuku and 11 others in Urhobo community of  Egbo,  Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.

The incident occurred at about 4: pm, DAILY POST can report.

It was learnt that the priestess and her followers were under the bridge between Egbo and Ekrokpe communities carrying out sacrifices to her river goddess when the gunmen struck. She and about five of her followers/worshippers were taken away.

Prior to the abduction of the priestess, five other persons had also been kidnapped by the gunmen who came in through the bush.

The gunmen also escaped through the bush, it was gathered.

In a telephone chat with Our Correspondent on Sunday afternoon, Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bright Edafe, said the matter has not been reported.

He promised to find out and get back to our correspondent.

Daily Post

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