What really happen moments before Paul Offu took his last breathe? An online publication Catholicnewsworld.com are suspecting heardsmen as the killers of the Enugu priest. Does this suspicion give a cue to the unresolved mystery? The question still hangs over the gruesome murder of Fr. Paul Offu and the Nigeria Police are tasked to come up with the answers fast. The speed of the investigation is seemingly better than most other cases as some suspected killers of the Enugu State Catholic priest, Rev Fr Paul Offu, were reportedly arrested by the police on Saturday.
The state Commissioner of Police, Sulieman Balarabe, who confirmed that they had made some arrests in connection with the killing of the cleric, refused to disclose the number of suspects arrested.
Offu was killed along Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night.
His killing came barely five months after Rev Fr Clement Ugwu, the parish priest of St Mark Catholic Church, Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state was killed.
Offu’s killing on Friday sparked a protest by Enugu Diocese priests, calling for the government to protect life and property in the state.
The protesters marched to the office of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, demanding justice. Meanwhile, Buhari has ordered a manhunt for the killers of Offu. Offu was serving at St. James Greater Parish Catholic Church, Ugbawka, Enugu State.