Two More Iswap Terrorists Linked To Owo Church Attack Arrested – DHQ

Two more Islamic State in West Africa Province ISWAP terrorists linked to the attack on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo state, have been arrested.

Gunmen had on June 5th stormed the Catholic church, killing over 40 worshippers and injuring others.

The incident drew widespread condemnation, with President Muhammadu Buhari ordering security agencies to arrest the attackers.

On June 9th, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, blamed the attack on ISWAP, but the claim was countered by Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

On Tuesday, the Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor, announced that the gunmen behind the attack on the church have been arrested.

In a statement, the Director of Defence Information, Jimmy Akpor, said two more suspected ISWAP fighters linked to the dastardly attack have been apprehended.