Police Arraign Five Suspects Over Kuje, Nyanya Bombing

Inspector General of Police

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Nigeria Police have arraigned five suspects accused of conspiracy in the October 2, 2015 twin bombings in Kuje and Nyanya areas of Abuja.IGP Solomon Arase

The accused were arraigned before a federal high court sitting in Abuja on charges bothering on terrorism.

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, who spoke to journalists in Abuja, disclosed that after careful and discreet investigations into the recent bomb blasts in some parts of Abuja, the suspects were apprehended.

Arase, in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole said, the five suspects were arrested at Karamajiji Village, behind National Military Cemetery along Airport Road, Abuja and dangerous bombing tools were recovered from the suspects.

Some of the items recovered include iPad, Laptop and Phone believed to be used for making improvised explosive device.

The IGP, who said the arrest of the suspects was made possible by the proactive nature of the newly formed Intelligence Response Team, also warned Nigerians to avoid the temptation of picking 1-pad, phones or laptops not kept by them, as terrorists now use these items in manufacturing bombs, knowing its attractions and needs to the people.


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