The Ebonyi State Police Command has said against the reports on media about the man who died in an explosion is not a suicide bomber but a police officer.
Recall that earlier today, an explosion occurred opposite Amizi Amangbala Primary School in Afikpo North, and caused panic in the area.
Following the development, the Spokesperson of the Ebonyi State Police Command, Loveth Odah while giving an update in a statement released said the victim is a Mobile Police Officer.
She stated that the deceased, Mr Idi Aminu, was not a suicide bomber but he died as a result of an accidental hand grenade explosion.
Odah, who said the police officer was an operative of MOPOL 32, mistakenly hit the lead of his grenade which was hanging on his waist.
“He mistakenly hit the lead of his grenade which was hanging on his waist with his elbow resulting in the deadly explosion.
“His remains have been deposited in the mortuary,” she said.
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