There were also speculations that a bomb had been discovered near a Church in the area.
Although details of the find were sketchy, spokesman of the Police Aminu Lawan, confirmed the discovery. He denied that the bomb was found near a church
He also said the bomb had been detonated.
Lawan said: “a black polythene bag was discovered along old cemetery road in Kabala Doki this evening. The attention of the Police was called. Our anti-bomb squad promptly moved in. We saw the object. Our men then successfully detonated it. No one was hurt.
“The explosive was not found near any Church, as people have started saying. It was near the cemetery. We want people to go about their business and alert the police of any suspicious thing”, he said.
An eye witness told The Nation that when the bag was discovered, the attention of policemen was immediately drawn. A policeman shot at the bag, leading to its explosion.
The substance was found close to a police barrack located in the area, a few metres away from the Kaduna Command of the Nigeria Custom Service.