Finally, the Nigeria police have confirmed that it has rearrested the notorious Taraba billionaire kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu aka Wadume.
Wadume was re-arrested by the Police in the late hours of Monday, August 19th, at his hideout in Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State.
Also, he confessed that soldiers aided his escape. In a 41-second confessional video, the kidnapper said :
“I am Hamisu Bala also known as Wadume. The police came to Ibi and arrested me.
After arresting me, they were taking me away when soldiers went after them and opened fire and some policemen were killed.
From there the soldiers took me to their headquarters and cut off the handcuffs on my hands and I ran away. Since I ran away, I have been hiding until now that the police arrested me.”
The police noted that Wadume’s arrest would help in bringing answers to unanswered questions on the incident and the Wadume’s criminal activities.