Police arrest 5, recover huge explosives

October 21, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip


A plot by some suspected terrorists to plant Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at the famous Wuse Market in Abuja has been foiled by a unique insight reaction group set up by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, Daily Sun can uncover.

The world class group, made up of very prepared insight and operations officers, has in this way, captured a sum of five suspected terrorists who will be paraded before the media any minute from now and, from that point, charged to court in the following couple of days.

It was accumulated that the terrorists, why should arranging complete their assault in different parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), were grabbed from their alcoves at Karamajiji town behind the National Military Cemetery along Abuja Airport Road and Iddo town found specifically behind the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Two others were gotten from a safehouse at Dan-Asato town, in Suleja, while another was grabbed at Gauraka town, additionally in Suleja, a satellite town in Niger State, close Abuja.

Things recouped from the terrorists, as indicated by a top security officer, incorporate different sorts of chemicals utilized for making IEDs numbering more than 30, plastic holders and an enlisted engine vehicle permit.

The police extraordinary knowledge reaction group likewise recuperated 15 bombs in the four areas specified, which suspects said were to be planted at key area in the country’s capital.

Also, more than 20 detonators, one portable PC, two books on bomb-production and different sorts of weapons were recouped from the terrorists, who are currently said to be migrating to Abuja.

Two of the suspects were said to have been captured on October 6, four days after they assaulted Kuje and Nyanya on October 2, while the other three were captured between October 8 and October 17, separately.

A top security officer, who requested that not be named, told Daily Sun that the suspects, who are right away being examined and who had put forth valuable expression, admitted that they additionally occupied with burglary assaults to raise cash to purchase materials expected to make bombs.

They admitted that before they were captured they were wanting to complete their assault on Wuse Market on Friday, October 9, a week after the Kuje and Nyanya assaults.

Whenever reached, a senior cop, who argued obscurity, affirmed the capture of the suspected terrorists in Abuja and said they may be paraded by the police in Abuja on Thursday or Friday.


Source: sun news