Two Cameroonians, Nigerian arrested with explosives in Akwa Ibom


The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested two Cameroonians and one Nigerian in connection with militancy in the state.

The suspects were arrested on September 13, 2021 during a stop and search conducted by operatives of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police Border Monitoring Unit along Okobo/Oron highway.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Odiko Macdon, while briefing journalists in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Friday, said two bags of dynamites, a container of incense powder and a bag containing items suspected to be talisman and others were recovered from the suspects.

He said, “On September 12, 2021, at 2.30 am while on stop and search along Okobo/Oron highway, men of the AIG Border Patrol Monitoring Unit arrested two Cameroonians and a Cross River indigene. They are Adade Black, Fombutu Tiba and Bernard Mfam. The suspected militants were arrested along with two bags of dynamites, container of incense powder, a bag containing items suspected to be talisman, some bottles of concoction, packet of incense oil, a piece of love soap, a bag of ground herbs and five new sets of walkie-talkies. The suspects have been charged in suit no MOk/31C/2021.” Punch


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