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Monday, July 16, 2012
Bomb Factory Disguised As Church, Mosque In Kogi State Discovered.
Mr. Muhammed Katsina, the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, said the his men uncovered bomb factory in Okaito, a village in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi with the help of the suspect arrested in connection with last Sunday’s bomb explosion near Living Faith Church and Deeper Life Christian Church, along Okene-Obehira Road in Okene.
Items the police recovered from the bomb factory are: 46 Improvised Explosive Device, three bottles of potassium Chloride, 15 fuses, 15 capacitors, five litres of acid and one electrical detonator.
Others items said to have been recovered were Bibles, Qurans, 250m detonating cord, three remote controlled siren GSM sets, rolls of firing cables, nails of various sizes, ammunitions, motorcycle, and other household items.
According to the Police Commissioner, the factory buildings were designed as a church and a mosque ostensibly to deceive people while in fact, they were buildings where bombs were manufactured and transportation to other places.