Three persons have been arrested in connection to the attack on Christian Universal Church International belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike.
It was gathered that about five people sneaked into the Christain Universal Church International on 25 Azikiwe Street Mile, 3 Diobu, on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.
A significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area. Rivers Police spokesperson, Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the arrest and also said the suspects were helping in investigations.
“I can confirm the attack on the Church and three suspects arrested in connection with the attack. They are helping us in our Investigation. The Church has been swept by the Bomb Department.”
Though no one has claimed responsibility over the act, it was learnt that the suspects were apprehended by a vigilante group and handed over the police.