Six Boko Haram terrorists were arrested while planting bombs in a local Christian church.
The cylinders for high caliber Improvised Explosive Devices [IEDS] recovered from suspect by the Kaduna Police Command on Tuesday. (Vanguard)
This Day Live reported:
Six suspected Boko Haram members were arrested in Imo State in the early hours of Sunday inside the Winners Chapel Owerri, along Port Harcourt road, by the Imo State police command, while planting bombs in the church premises.
According to an eye witness account, the security personnel attached to the church noticed strange movements within the church premises and monitored their movements.
The security men alerted the senior pastor of the church, Moses Oyedele who instructed them to alert the police which they did and the Police immediately rushed to the scene with soldiers and other security agents.
In the process, it was discovered that about six suicide bombers have taken over the church perpetrating their nefarious activities.
The source said that the police immediately cordoned off the church premises in search of the suspects leading to the arrest of the suspects.
It was discovered that the suspects had planted a bomb at the entrance gate of the church and had taken position round the premises of the church so as to plant more bombs.