27th September, 2012
The Police Command in Kano State on Thursday announced the discovery of a bomb factory at Hawan Hotoro Area in Kano metropolis.
The Commissioner of Police , Mr Ibrahim Idris, confirmed this while briefing newsmen in Kano.
He said two suspected owners of the factory were arrested during the operation.
Idris told newsmen that assorted bomb manufacturing materials were also discovered.
He said the factory, which had been cordoned off by mobile policemen, would be demolished.
The commissioner said three vehicles were also found and taken to the police headquarters, Bompai, Kano.
Idris said other items discovered were 100 detonators, the main primer for the construction of Improvised Explosive Device (IED), concentrated salt, used to mix with ammonium nitrate.
The others included: T and T, a high calbre military chemical for bomb making; battery chargers, laptop computers, finished IEDs, four AK 47 rifles and eight fully loaded magazines.
Idris commended members of the public for providing useful information to the police.
He assured the people that the command would intensify raid on flash points until total peace was restored in the state.
Boko Haram since the 20 January multiple attacka has been active in the state.