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Police Arrest Suspect With Explosive Device In Winners Church Kaduna

SAN FRANCISCO, February 03, (THEWILL) – The police in Kaduna State on Sunday arrested a middle-aged man with dangerous items suspected to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at a Church located at Sabon Tasha area of Chikun local government area of the state.

It was gathered that the lone bomber had even gained access into the church when the Close Circuit Camera of the church picked him.

The Chief Security officer of the church, Mr Ekpeyong Edet said the suspect was monitored via CCTV and was promptly accosted by the security operatives on ground.

According to him, the suspect successful gained access into the church sanctuary and upon searching his bag, an improvised explosive device was found on him.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, revealed that the suspect, one Nathaniel Samuel was apprehended by security officials at the Living Faith Church during Sunday Church service with a bag containing explosive devices.

He disclosed that the suspect has been taken to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation on what was his motive for entering the church with the bag.

Condemning the action of the suspected suicide bomber, The Chairman of the Christian Associaton of Nigeria in the state, Rev. Joseph Hayab noted that three-day fasting and prayers embarked by the CAN leadership was already working.