THE attackers of the Saint Raphael Catholic Church Parish in Kaduna’s Zangon Kataf Local Government Area are being sought after, according to the Kaduna State Police Command.
Stephen Danlami, a seminarian, was killed when gunmen thought to be bandits set fire to the parish house of Saint Raphael’s Catholic Church in Fadan Kamantan in Zangon Kataf LGA yesterday night.
According to ASP Manir Hassan, spokesman for the Kaduna State Police Command the Bandits reportedly rushed Hassan.
The terrorists set fire to the house along with a car and motorcycle that were parked on the property after they were unable to enter the main building.
He explained that while two other priests within the parish house managed to flee the raging fire, Danlami died from the smoke he inhaled while attempting to do so.
Speaking on the incident, the police command revealed that an investigation is ongoing to find out what caused the church attack with the goal of apprehending the offenders and putting them to justice.