Police speak on man behind Kaduna church bomb scare

The Kaduna State Police Command has formally issued a statement on the youngman arrested for allegedly carrying bomb into a church in Kaduna.

Below is the statement issued by the police:

“Today 02/02/2020 at about 0930hrs, One Nathaniel Samuel ‘M’ of Maraban Damishi via Maraban Rido in Chikun L.G.A was arrested by the Police inside Living Faith Church at Sabon Tasha while the Church service was ongoing.

“He was arrested in possession of some suspected Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) contained in his bag. The suspect was said to have kept the bag on the church’s seat and went into a restroom for over an hour.

“He is currently being interrogated at the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department while efforts are on to apprehend his accomplices.The Commissioner of Police CP Umar M. Muri, assures the good people of Kaduna State of adequate security through the proactive measures adopted by the Command recently. He further directs all Police officers in the Command to intensify surveillance and to liaise with stakeholders within their jurisdictions to ensure collective vigilance.

“The Command also advises management of Schools, places of Worship, Motor Parks, Markets, Recreational Centres and other Public Places to revive the usual checks on vehicles and luggages especially at entrance points,” the spokesman for the police in Kaduna DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo said in the statement.

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