Two students arrested for allegedly threatening to kidnap a principal and some students in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested two students for allegedly threatening to abduct a principal, staff, and students in two separate secondary schools in the state.

The state Commissioner of Police (CP), Hussaini Rabi’u, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the command received reports of the threat from authorities of the Federal Government College (FGC), Anka, and Dominican College, Gusau.

”On 25th June, 2021, a letter in respect of the above subject matter was found close to the suggestion box of Dominican College, located in Sha’iskawa area, Gusau.

The letter contained a threat to kidnap the Principal of the school, Rev. Sister Chinyere and some students of the school.

Receiving the report of the complaint from the school management, the police detectives swung into action and arrested one Donatus Ejeh, as the principal suspect”.

In a related development, Rabi’u said that the Principal of FGC Anka, had on Thursday, reported to the Divisional Police Officer that an unknown person called her and demanded three million nairas or otherwise kidnap some students of the school. He said that when the officers received the complaint, police swung into action and arrested one Tukur Bashir from Bakura local government area of the state.

“Interrogating the suspect, we discovered him to be SS1 student of the college.

Investigation is ongoing to arrest other members of his gang for prosecution” the police commissioner said

Rabi’u added that the command also arrested 45 suspects over alleged criminal conspiracy, public disturbance of public peace and riot.

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