Police arrest two students for threatening to kidnap principal, students

Zamfara State Police Command has apprehended two secondary school students for allegedly threatening to kidnap a school principal.

Parading the suspects at the command headquarters in Gusau, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Husaini Rabiu, said the command had received reports of the threat from authorities of the Federal Government College (FGC), Anka, and Dominican College, Gusau.

“Receiving the complaint from the school’s management, the police detectives got into action and arrested one Donatus Ejeh, as the principal suspect,” he said.

The commissioner said that when the suspect was arrested and interrogated, it was discovered that he was an SS3 student of the school.

Rabi’u further said that the Principal of Federal Government College, Anka, had also reported to the Divisional Police Officer that an unknown person called her and demanded N3 million or otherwise kidnap some students of the college, stressing that when the officers received the complaint, police swung into action and arrested one suspect, Tukur Bashir from Bakura Local Government Area of the state.

He assured that all the suspects would be arraigned in a court of competent jurisdiction.

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