Suspected Bomber Arrested in Lagos
Police Authority in Lagos yesterday confirmed the arrest of man believed to be carrying some items suspected to be explosives.
It was gathered that the suspect was arrested at Orile Bus stop in Lagos.
The Commissioner of Police in charge of the bomb disposal unit, Mr Foluso Adebanjo, confirmed that the man is in their custody and is currently undergoing questioning.
He said: “A man was arrested and we are still interrogating him and cannot say whether what was found on him are explosives or not for now”.
The suspect who was simply identified as Lawal had joined members of Living Faith Church, aka Winners’ Chapel, who were going for worship at the church’s headquarters in Sango Ota, Ogun Sate.
He was suspected to be carrying explosive by some of the church members who raised the alarm.
An eye witness who was at the church to worship said they had to alert the church authority whe they doubted his appearance
“He was looking shabby but when scrutunised closely, we discovered he had some celotaped substances with a celotaped mobile phone on his hand.
“We became suspicious because wire was attached to the substance and it looked carefully seal,” he said.
A source at the Orile Police Station where the suspect is been held confirmed that the suspect was carrying heavy gadgets including a cell phone connected with a wire attached to the substance and carefully sealed and cellotaped.
The Police source said the suspect also had an extra phone that was equally cellotaped