The Nigeria Police Force said it had issued international red alert on one of the masterminds of the Nyanya bomb blast, who is currently on the run.
Frank Mba, Spokesperson of the force, who spoke in Abuja said the step became imperative following revelations by other suspects in the custody of the security agency.
“Interpol red alert is an international request for corporation. It is issued by the interpol general secretariat of national bureau of any of member state.
“Interpol red alert of an international warrant of arrest and consequently it mandates security forces of the 190 membership to join in the quest and possible arrest in the interpol red alert.
“We therefore believe with these globe present interpol red alert, interpol will galvanize everything possible worldwide to join in the search and possible arrest of Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche.”
Also speaking in the joint conference with the police, Spokesperson of the Department of State Services, Marilyn Ogar said some suspects in relation to Nyanya bomb blast currently in their custody had made useful statements which would help them.
According to her, Aminu had been arrested in 2011 over terror related offence, but released on bail to his father, who is a human right activist. But whhen his name came up again on the recent blast, his father was contacted to produce him, but he could not.