A female student of Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Jalingo, Taraba State and her father were arrested on Monday January 5 while trying to enter the school premises with two military hand grenades Leadership reports.
The school’s security guards, who were conducting checks on the students’ luggage following their resumption for the second term, caught the student..
According to ThisDay, in an attempt to smuggle the bombs into the school, Blessing, an SS1 student, who joined the school last September, hid the bombs inside garri and it took the observance of the security men to detect them.
Upon the discovery, she was quickly arrested alongside her father, who is said to be a retired Police Inspector from Numan in Adamawa State, while the bomb disposal unit at the police headquarters was quickly called in to detonate the bombs.
ASP Joseph Kwaji, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the incident, and said both the girl and her father were being detained, while investigation is ongoing.
It would be recalled that a female suicide bomber wearing an explosives belt was killed in Kano as she tried to enter a military barracks on December 31.
Culled from: http://www.naij.com/353968-ss1-female-student-father-caught-trying-to-smuggle-bomb-into-school.html