Posted by News Express | 13 December 2014 | 3,142 times
A suspected suicide bomber – a teenage girl believed to be one of the many suicide bombers controlled by the extremist Boko Haram group – has been arrested by the state’s police command.
“We have intelligence report that a group of suicide bombers were sent to Kano to wreak havoc and we been pursuing them; that was what led to the arrest of one today,” said a police source who pleaded anonymity.
The police commissioner in Kano, Mr. Aderinle Shinaba, could not confirm the arrest but said the police is tracking a group of female terrorists.
“Our secret agents are currently tracking a group of female suicide bombers and we will update you as soon we have what we want,” he said.
Mr. Shinaba denied a media reports that an explosion was averted at Unguwa Ukku fruit market.
Kano has been under attack in recent days by a suspected Boko Haram extremist most of whom are teenage girls.
•Adapted from a Channels TV report.
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