Gunmen on Tuesday killed an Anglican Priest, Emeka Merenu, who hails from Amorji Agbomiri village in Nkwerre native authorities space of Imo state.
The priest was alleged to have been murdered by males suspected to be members of the Jap Safety Community (ESN), the militant wing of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)
This, nevertheless, has not been independently confirmed. However a member of the Home of Meeting member representing Nkwerre native authorities space of Imo state, Obinna Okwara, confirmed the incident to newsmen.
Based on him, Reverend Emeka Merenu was killed in his parsonage at Orsu Iheteukwa, in Orsu native authorities space of Imo state within the early hours of Tuesday.
He mentioned that the priest was killed over an unfounded allegation that he introduced in navy males to safe his church and secondary college underneath his supervision.
The lawmaker added that his car was additionally set ablaze.
Police Spokesman, CSP Mike Abattam, couldn’t be reached for feedback.