Tragedy was averted in the Kaduna branch of Bishop David Oyedepo’s Living Faith Church as operatives of the State Police command arrested a suspect with improvised explosive devices (IED).
Eye9ja reports that the Police Command on Sunday arrested the suspect at the Church located at Sabon Tasha, Chickun Local Government area of Kaduna State.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the arrest, saying that the suspect, a middle-aged man, identified as Nathaniel Samuel, was arrested with items suspected to be IEDs.
Eye9ja learned that the Police PRO said that the command had commenced investigation to ascertain the suspect’s mission.
The PPRO said that only investigation could reveal Samuel’s agenda with the devices.
Sabo promised to give details and update on the outcome of the investigation.
Meanwhile, some of the church members revealed that the suspect was apprehended after dropping a bag in the church and sneaked out.
They said the man was later traced to the church toilet where he was caught holding a remote control and was subsequently handed over to the police.