Suicide bomber names accomplices, targets

Posted by News Express | 5 February 2020 | 7,080 times

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•Alleged suicide bomber Nathaniel Samuel

The young man arrested, on Sunday, with a bomb while serving was ongoing at the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna, has named his accomplices and targets.

In a video clip of his interrogation by police detectives in Kaduna obtained on Tuesday by News Express, the suspect identified himself Nathaniel Samuel. (Please watch video below, on our Home Page or on Express Nigeria TV)

The suspect named six alleged accomplices, including the chief bomb maker, and said that their main targets were “churches around the Kaduna refinery and other areas.”

Below is an excerpt of the interrogation conducted in Hausa:

Police: How did come about this device?

Suspect: It was assembled at Badakawa place together with Stephen, Grace and one Yusuf.

Police: How many did you assemble?

Suspect: I was just given the device after it was assembled.

Police: How many devices did you go to living faith church with?

Suspect: Only two tucked inside a nylon bag.

Police: What was the timing for the explosion?

Suspect: (After much hesitation) One hour. And that he left the device to go to toilet.

Police: How many of these devices were assembled and taken out?

Suspect: They are many taken out.

Police: By whom

Suspect: There’s one called Wisdom, Grace, Yusuf and Munirat.

Police: Whose did you use for the operation?

Suspect: I don’t know but I’m just a learner.

Police: Who is the expert among those assembling the device?

Suspect: His name is “DJ No limit”

Police: How many devices were distributed around?

Suspect: Many have been distributed around but mostly in Churches around the Kaduna refinery and other areas.

Source: News Express

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