NIGERIA: KILLERS OF BENUE CATHOLIC PRIEST SENTENCED TO DEATH
November 22, 2018:
The two surviving member of a gang that kidnapped and killed a Catholic priest, Fr. John Adeyi in Benue, have been sentenced to death, Pulse reported on 20 November 2018. (Sources: pulse.ng, 20/11/2018)
Adeyi, who was abducted in 2016, was killed by the kidnappers who allegedly dumped his body in a farm near Otukpo.
According to Punch, the two surviving gang members were found guilty and sentenced by the Makurdi High Court.
The four kidnappers were arrested by a police unit led by ACP Abba Kyari, but two died.