25 July 2014

Nigeria: Suspect Arrested in Connection With Kaduna Blasts

The Defence Headquarters on Friday said that troops in Kaduna had arrested a man in connection with the explosions that rocked the city on Wednesday.

This is contained in a statement posted on Defence headquarters website defenceinfo.mil.ng.

The statement said the young man was apprehended by military patrol team that swooped on the area immediately after the explosion.

It said that the suspect disguised as a woman clad in female garb to exude femininity with a brazier affixed to his chest.

"The suspect was arrested while trying to fizzle into a crowd of onlookers when the patrol team arrived the scene.

"Youths in the area attempted to mob him while he was being arrested but were restrained by troops who quickly whisked him away in an armoured personnel carrier," the News Agency of Nigeria quoted the DHQ as saying in the statement.

The statement said the suspect is currently being interrogated by security agencies in a bid to ascertain his links.

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