SS1 Student In Zamfara Poses As Bandits’ Leader, Demands N3m From School Principal

The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a Senior Secondary School 1 pupil of the Federal Government College, Anka, for allegedly parading himself as a bandit chief to defraud the school’s principal out of N3m.

The suspect, Tukur Bashir, reportedly referred to as the principal on the cellphone, telling her that he was a bandits’ chief. 

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He demanded that the principal pay N3m; in any other case, he and his gang members would come to the varsity and kidnap pupils.

The Commissioner of Police within the state, Husaini Rabiu, disclosed this on Friday, including that Bashir had been arrested.

He stated, “On July 1, 2021, the principal of Federal Government College, Anka, reported to the DPO (Divisional Police Officer), Anka division that an unknown person called her and demanded the sum of N3m or would storm the school and attack the students.

“On receipt of the criticism, police swung into motion and arrested one Tukur Bashir within the Bakura Local Government Area of the state. On interrogation, the suspect was discovered to be an SS1 pupil of the varsity.”

The CP stated an investigation was ongoing to arrest different gang members for prosecution, Punch stories.

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SS1 Student In Zamfara Poses As Bandits' Leader, Demands N3m From School Principal

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