Three connected with church explosion in Rivers arrested


Police in Rivers State has on Sunday said three persons connected with the local church explosion in Port Harcourt, the state capital has been arrested.

The command’s spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the development to journalists in Port Harcourt, said the suspects allegedly detonated dynamite on the church premises on Saturday night.

He, however, said no casualty was recorded in the incident.

Omoni added that the command had begun a manhunt for the other suspects, who were still at large.

He said: “I can confirm the attack on the church with three suspects arrested in connection with the attack.

“The suspects are helping us in our investigations and the church premises have been thoroughly inspected by the command’s bomb department.”

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