Would-be Female Suicide Bomber Arrested


Zara Idriss, a would-be female suicide bomber has been arrested at the Bakassi Internally Displaced, Maiduguri, Borno state. The suspect was found lurking around in the displaced persons’ camp, said Edet Okon, the spokesperson for the Borno Police Command.

The suspect was arrested by the Explosive Ordinance Disposal team on Tuesday at about 6: 50 a.m. on Tuesday.

“On sighting the bomber, conventional policemen alongside the EOD team swung into action and cordoned the area, to prevent escape of the bomber into the city.

“The suspect, one Zara Idriss was rendered safe, arrested and is now in custody,” said Okon.

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