Gunmen reportedly abducted and killed two daughters of a pastor of the Assemblies of God’s Church, identified only as Nweke, at the Amiyi Obilohio community in the Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State.
It was gathered that the hoodlums attacked the cleric in his house around 11pm, robbed him of his personal belongings, including undisclosed amount of money and ATM cards, before abducting his daughters.
It was also gathered that the hoodlums left the pastor with several machete cut wounds.
The lifeless bodies of the two girls were later found on the road leading to the Ezere community near the scene of the crime with their private parts said to be missing. Sources said the situation had raised the suspicion that ritualists must be behind the attack.
The pastor, it was learnt, had been receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in the state.
the Police Public Relation Officer in the State, Mr Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident. He said the Abia State Police Command had begun investigation into the matter with a view to apprehending the culprits and bring them to justice