The Borno Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a female suicide bomber at the Bakassi Internally Displaced camp in Maiduguri.
According to a statement by Police Public Relations Officer, Edet Okon in Maiduguri, the suicide bomber was arrested by men of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal team, on Tuesday at about 6: 50 a.m. while lurking around the Bakassi IDP camp in Maiduguri metropolis.
He said that policemen cordoned off the area, diffused the bomb and apprehended the suspect.
The Police who identified the female suicide bomber as Zara Idriss, stated that the suspect is in police custody.
Okon called on members of the public to go about their normal activities without fear and to report any suspicious movement in their localities to security agencies.
He reiterated the command’s commitments to protect lives and property in the state.