15 January 2012
THE Police appear to have recorded a breakthrough in their investigation of the Christmas Day bombing of St.Theresa
's Catholic Church, Madalla, near . Abuja
They arrested yesterday a man suspected to be the mastermind of the attack in which over 40 people died. The Islamic Sect,Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the bombing.
His arrest was effected in an unlikely place:a Governor
's Lodge-that of Borno State in . Abuja
The suspect, Kabir Sokoto, was picked up in the company of a serving military officer whose name was not immediately disclosed.
The duo were being quizzed, sources told The Nation last night.