Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Catholic Priest and brother killed by highway robbers

Men of the Ondo State Police Command are currently on the trail of a gang of armed robbers after killing a Catholic Priest, identified as Reverend Father Onyeka, and his younger brother, Obi Onyeka, while they were travelling on the Owo-Oba-Akoko Road, Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Wole Ogodo, who disclosed this to The PUNCH on Monday, said the robbers were operating on the road when the victims ran into them.
He explained that the victims were travelling in Toyota Highlander when the robbers came out of the bush and opened fire on their vehicle.
The Police spokesman added that the robbers shot at the petrol tank of the ill-fated vehicle while the driver was trying to escape with vehicle.
He stated that the vehicle burst into flame, burning the occupants, saying the driver sustained injuries and receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
So sad! It is well..


  1. May God grant their souls eternal repose

  2. nawa oo,God please protect us