Fire Inferno Kills Catholic Priest in Nnewi
Today 16/11/19 at about 04:00am, there was a fire outbreak at St.Peter Claver Catholic Parish Nnew ichi in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State.
2. The inferno which cause is yet to be ascertained affected part of the Church residential building. As a result the parish priest one Rv Fr. Edmond Nwagbala ‘m’ aged about 60yrs was burnt beyond recognition inside his room at same premises.
3. Police patrol teams attached to Otolo Division led by the DPO visited the scene and Fire Service department was equally alerted,they responded promptly and put off the fire before it escalates.
4. Meanwhile,the victim was rushed to the hospital for medical attention but certified dead on arrival by the medical doctor and corpse deposited at the mortuary for postmortem examination.
5. The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang,fdc has ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident,please.
SP Haruna Mohammed PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command