The Benue police have arrested persons suspected to be the killers of the Reverend Father Adeyi. Adeyi was abducted on April 10, 2016, at Odoba Village, along the Otukpo-Enugu Road. He was on his way to mediate over a dispute, report says. A ransom of N2 million was demanded by his abductors for his release, which his family paid. This however did not save him from being killed by the criminals, after the sum was released to them. His corpse was found on June 22, 2016, in his hometown of Otukpa, according to Linknaija.com.