Unic Press UK: A press release from the Nigeria Police confirms that a notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, allegedly released by the Nigerian Army, was rearrested Monday at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State.
“The operatives of the Nigeria Police have re-arrested the notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume. He was re-arrested in the late hours of yesterday, 19th August, 2019 in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State. It would be recalled that the Police had been on the massive manhunt for the suspect, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume since 6th August, 2019 following the unfortunate incident in Ibi, Taraba State which resulted in the brutal murder of three (3) Police Officers and two (2) civilians, and injury to five (5) others. The suspect, who was appropriately restrained at the time of the incident, was subsequently released by his “rescuers” after they had destroyed the restraining handcuffs,” the Nigeria Police Force, Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba said.
It was on August 6 that the Police began hunting for Hamisu Bala Wadume after he was allegedly released by the Army, whom the Nigeria Police accuses of killing three Police operatives in the process of freeing a criminal.