Cheitnum served as priest at St. James Parish in Fori, Jema’a Local Government Area, according to the diocese.
Nigerian priest Fr. Felix Zakari Fidson, kidnapped on March 24, was released on May 3.
The case could have been a kidnap for ransom, according to the police.
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A woman and two children were also kidnapped during the attack.
Three seminarians were kidnapped and six others injured to varying degrees during an attack perpetrated by unidentified individual
Fr. Joseph Danjuma Shekari, Nigerian priest kidnapped on the night of Sunday, February 6, has regained his freedom.
The Catholic priest was abducted by two individuals who presented themselves as police officers.