Rev. Fr. Jude Egbuom, a Popular reverend father in Nkwerre area of Imo state, was murdered by unknown assailants on Monday night.
The attackers stole his vehicle. A young man who was with the Priest at the time of the attack was equally murdered by the criminals.
Reports indicate that the priest was attacked around 8 pm when he went to a barber’s shop on Anara-Nkwerre Road in Nkwerre town. He reportedly resisted giving the car keys to his killers, which angered them.
The cleric was immediately shot together with the other victim in his vehicle, while the criminals fled. The priest until his death in charge of St Patrick’s Catholic Parish, Amucha, in the Njaba LGA of the state.