Bomb scare: Edo police parade Bomb manufacturers


JB Kokumo, Edo State Commissioner of Police

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

Three suspects who were arrested in connection with the explosion that claimed one life in Okpela, Etsako East local government area of Edo State on Monday, have been paraded by the State police command.

The suspects, Idris Ibrahim (22), Zeinab Ibrahim (female) and Oyeza Abdul (female), were arrested in Okugbe area, near Iddo, Okpela, in Etsako East local government area of the State.

It was gathered that on the fateful day, one of the IEDs exploded by accident and severed one of the lower limbs of one of the suspected manufacturers, simply identified as Sanusi. He was said to have died of injuries he sustained from the accidental explosion.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, who paraded the suspects before journalists at the State Police Command headquarters in Benin, said the gang leader, named…

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