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4 Catholic Priests Arrested in Imo State

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The Nigerian Police Force has arrested four Catholic Priests in Imo state for allegedly masterminding a protest that led to the shooting of a DPO.

PUNCH reports that Imo state police public relations officer, Mr Andrew Enwerem, said that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) for Ahiazu Mbaise, was shot during the protest on Saturday.

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The protested erupted after the vicar-general of the Ezinihite Diocese of the church, Reverend Father Clement Ebii, had hosted the national president of the Catholic Women Organisation (CWO) of the Saint Rose Catholic Church.

The names of the arrested priests were not given.

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