An 18-year-old student has been apprehended by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger Command, over an alleged attempt to kidnap the Provost, College of Fisheries, New Bussa.
The command spokesperson, ASC Nasir Abdullahi made this revelation via a statement on Wednesday.
He revealed that the suspect, is a student of the college.
The student reportedly conspired with one other person, now at large, to allegedly forward a letter threatening to abduct the provost if he failed to pay ransom.
Nasir however revealed that the suspect did not request any particular amount before he was apprehended by detectives from the command, NAN reports.
The spokesperson said that the suspected student has been immediately dragged before a Chief Magistrates Court on a two-count of criminal conspiracy and intimidation.