A female student of Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Jalingo, Taraba State and her father were yesterday arrested while trying to enter the school premises with two military hand grenades.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the suspect, who is an SSS 1 student of the school was discovered with the hand grenades stocked in her bag during search operations by security men at the gate.
The suspect and her father were said to have come from Numan in Adamawa State.
Men of the Taraba police command were alerted who immediately swung into action and got the suspects arrested.
When contacted, Taraba Police Spokesman, ASP Joseph Kwaji confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect and her father are currently under custody of the police.
According to him, policemen from the EOD unit were immediately dispatched to area upon receipt of the information and two military grenades recovered.
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