*identifies suspect as Nathaniel Samuel
By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Following the discovery of suspected Improvised Explosive Device a the Living Faith Church Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State during Sunday worship, while confirming the incident, the Kaduna Police Command has advised schools, places of worship, motor parks, markets and recreational centres to revive checking of vehicles and luggage.
The advice was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo, made available to AUTHENTIC News Daily on Sunday evening.
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,” it stated.
According to the statement, 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,” it stressed.