The face of a 15-year-old student from Nigeria who wrote a fake letter threatening imminent kidnapping at his school
We previously reported that the Niger State Police Department arrested 15-year-old student Samaki Azozo on charges of disorderly conduct.
The boy’s face is now uncovered.
Command spokesman DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who reported the arrest in a statement on Friday, February 19, said Azozo would write a threatening letter to the State Science College, indicating that the school would be attacked by kidnappers.
“On 18 February 2001, at about 12:00, police officers associated with the Gavu-Babangida branch arrested 15-year-old Samaki Azozo from Kuje, FC Abuja, who is an SS2 student at the Isoma State Science College. Gurara LGA, he said.
“The suspect was arrested on the school grounds for writing a threatening letter to the school’s management on 16.02.2021 and pasting it on the school’s bulletin board. The letter to the principal states that the kidnappers will attack the school at any time, so students and school staff must be prepared.
“During interrogation, he admitted that he wrote a letter to cause panic and to close the school to allow him to return to his former school, the public high school, Kuja, where he attended junior high school, and was later transferred to the public science college in Isome is from his father.
“The Command orders parents and guardians to closely monitor the interests and activities of their departments before making decisions that may directly or indirectly affect them, especially their academic and professional paths.