The Daily Telegraph

Student accused of bio-threat to kill staff


A student threatened to launch a biological weapons attack against a university, a court has heard.

Somtochukw­u Okwuoha is also alleged to have claimed he had planted a bomb and was going to detonate it during a campaign of threats against staff and others at Dundee University.

The 25-year-old, who made the online threats under an assumed name, denies issuing various unsettling warnings from December 2021 to June 2022 which included threatenin­g to commit mass murder and beheading police officers.

Okwuoha, who has been remanded into custody, will next appear in court in November.

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